Ferber, Edna

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Edna Ferber
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Ferber, Edna Gender: F
born on 15 August 1885 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )
Place Kalamazoo MI, USA, 42n17, 85w35
Timezone LMT m85w35 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 23°02' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 02°04 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 23°46'


American writer, a novelist and playwright known for stories of early Americana. A number of her books were made into motion pictures, including "Show Boat" and "Cimmarron." She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1925.

In spite of being an avid health food advocate, Ferber died of cancer on 4/16/1968, New York, NY.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Disease 16 April 1968 (Cancer, age 82)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 1925 (Pulitzer Prize)

Source Notes

LMR quotes Julia Gilbert, "Edna Ferber," p.432. (Robert Jansky quotes "A Peculiar Treasure," 1939, and "A Kind of Magic," 1963; there is NO data in those biographies.)


  • Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize (Literature)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Books made into film)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Traits : Body : Diet unusual (Health food advocate)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession