Masters, Edgar Lee

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Name
Masters, Edgar Lee Gender: M
born on 23 August 1869 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Garnett KS, USA, 38n16, 95w14
Timezone LMT m95w14 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 00°16' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 13°59 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 13°08'



Edgar Lee Masters

Biography

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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • 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)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes his autobiography. (PC gave same from, "Across Spoon River." "Spoon River Anthology," 1914, is a collection of verse with no data.")

Categories

  • 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

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