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Sara Teasdale

Sara TeasdaleAKA Sarah Trevor Teasdale

Born: 8-Aug-1884
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 29-Jan-1933
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Strange Victory

Father: John Warren Teasdale
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Willard Teasdale
Husband: Ernst B. Filsinger (businessman, m. 1914, div. Sep-1929)

    High School: Mary Institute
    University: Hosmer Hall (1903)

    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1918 for Love Songs
    St. Louis Walk of Fame
    Drug Overdose (sleeping pills) 29-Jan-1933

Author of books:
Sonnets to Duse, and Other Poems (1907, poetry)
Helen of Troy, and Other Poems (1911, poetry)
Rivers to the Sea (1915, poetry)
Love Songs (1917, poetry)
Flame and Shadow (1920, poetry)
Dark of the Moon (1926, poetry)
Stars To-night (1930, poetry)
Strange Victory (1933, poetry)
Collected Poems (1937, poetry)

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