Masters, Edgar Lee
|born on||23 August 1869 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )|
|Place||Garnett KS, USA, 38n16, 95w14|
|Timezone||LMT m95w14 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||00°16' 13°59 Asc. 13°08'|
American poet, novelist and biographer who wrote with simplicity, insight and drama as a shrewd portrayal of human motive. Prior to full-time writing he was a lawyer from 1891-1920. His masterpiece, "Spoon River Anthology" was a collection of free-verse epitaphs released in 1915. Though it was attacked by critics, it brought Masters fame and success, producing a sequel, "The New Spoon River" in 1924.
Masters first marriage was to Helen Jenkins, 1898-1923, later followed by a marriage to Ellen Coyne in 1926.
He died on 3/05/1950, Philadelphia, PA.
- Work : New Job 1891 (Attorney for 29 years)
- Relationship : Marriage 1898 (First marriage Helen Jenkins)
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1915 (Noted book, "Spoon River Anthology")
- Relationship : Marriage 1926 (Second marriage Ellen Coyne)
Steinbrecher quotes his autobiography. (PC gave same from, "Across Spoon River." "Spoon River Anthology," 1914, is a collection of verse with no data.")
- Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (25-yr. first marriage)
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
- Vocation : Law : Attorney (29 years)
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
- Vocation : Writers : Biographer
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction
- Vocation : Writers : Poet
- Notable : Book Collection : American Book