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Aiken, Conrad Potter

Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1973 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

1889 – Conrad Potter Aiken was born in Savannah, Goergia on August 5, 1889.

1912 – Aiken graduated and married to Jessie McDonald.

1914 – He wrote his first collection of verse entitled Earth Triumphant that made him known as a poet.

1919 – Aiken’s essays was collected in Skepticisms.

1921 – Aken moved from Massachusetts to England.

1927-1928 – Aiken was a tutor in English at Harvard.

1929 – He was divorced to his wife, Jessie McDonald.

1930 – Aiken won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Selected Poems and married to Clarissa M. Lorenz.

1931 – He produced his famous preludes, collectedin Preludes to Memnon.

1932 – Aiken attemted suicide.

1933 – He sailed to Boston.

1934 – He wrote his anthologised short story entitled Silent Snow, Secret Snow.

1936 – Aiken produced his famous preludes, Time in The Rock.

1937 – He married to Mary Hoover after divorcing Clarissa and returned to Rye.

1947 – He settled in Brewster, Massachusetts.

1950-1952 – He became a consultant in poetry at the Library of Congress.

1953 – Aiken published Collected Poems.

1973 – Died in Savannah, Georgia on August 17, 1973.