Crane, Hart

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Name
Crane, Hart Gender: M
Crane, Harold Hart
born on 21 July 1899 at 20:50 (= 8:50 PM )
Place Garrettsville OH, USA, 41n17, 81w06
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 29°03' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 17°55 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 14°23'



Biography

American writer, a brilliant, mystical poet and by age 25 a serious alcoholic, deeply troubled with failing health. His masterpieces include "White Buildings," 1926 and "The Bridge," 1930.

A hard-drinking homosexual, he was on a constant prowl for sailors who would agree to casual sex. Nonetheless, while in Mexico on a Guggenheim Fellowship he fell in love with Peggy Cowley and was delighted with himself for discovering heterosexual love.

April 1932 was a bad month. Perpetually short of money, Crane would solve the problem by going on a drinking binge. One night, after a day of hard drinking and torture about what his friends thought of him, he attempted suicide by taking iodine and Mercurochrome. After his recovery, Peggy thought it would be better for them to return to the U.S. and she booked passage on the steamship Orizaba. On the second day at sea, 4/27/1932, he was seen to come on deck in his pajamas, climb the rail and jump into the Caribbean. The steamer stopped and the search continued for two hours, but Crane's body was never found.

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Events

Source Notes

LeGros in AA 4/l950

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Alcohol (Started age 25)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male (Preferred sailors)
  • Personal : Death : Suicide (Jumped/drowned)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Passions : Sexuality : Extremes in quantity (Enjoyed homosexual casual sex)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Bi-Sexual (Fell in love with a woman)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : On the edge (Always broke)

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