Rolfe, Edwin

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Rolfe, Edwin Gender: M
Solomon Fishman
born on 7 September 1909 at 08:15 (= 08:15 AM )
Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39n57, 75w10
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 14°15' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 23°16 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 15°37'


American poet and journalist whose first collected poetry appeared in an anthology of four poets called We Gather Strength (1933). Three more collections followed, none of which were conventionally published: To My Contemporaries (1936) was published by the small Dynamo Press and included works by Archibald MacLeish, First Love and Other Poems (1951) was sold to subscribers, and Permit Me Refuge (1955) was published posthumously by the California Quarterly.

The first of three sons, he was born to immigrants from Russia. Rolfe served in the Spanish Civil War with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. He died on 24 May 1954 at age 44.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Spanish Civil War)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction