Aiken, Conrad

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Name
Aiken, Conrad Gender: M
Conrad Potter Aiken
born on 5 August 1889 at 18:30 (= 6:30 PM )
Place Savannah, Georgia (US), 32n05, 81w06
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Astrodienst
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 13°39' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 02°12 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 00°41'



Conrad Aiken

Biography

American writer, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, a play, and an autobiography. In 1930 he received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Selected Poems.

He was married three times, and the father of the writers John Aiken, Jane Aiken Hodge and Joan Aiken. Conrad Aiken died on 17 August 1973 at age 84 in Savannah, Georgia.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • friend relationship with Eliot, T.S. (born 26 September 1888)
  • friend relationship with Pound, Ezra (born 30 October 1885)

Events

  • Work : Prize 1930 (Pulitzer Prize for Poetry)

Source Notes

From Conrad Aiken: Poet of White Horse Vale by Edward Butscher (University of Georgia Press, 2010), page 5: "... at ... Savannah ... There, on August 5, 1889, their first child was born . . . The proud father sent off a night telegram on his behalf to anxious grandparents in the North: 'Arrived safely at six-thirty evening...'"

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Advantaged (Wealthy)
  • Family : Childhood : Disadvantaged (Orphaned)
  • Family : Childhood : Family traumatic event (His father murdered his mother and shot himself)
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (First of four)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc. (Guggenheim Fellowship)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Lived in England)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novels, short stories)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize (Poetry)