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Berryman, John

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1972 AD

1914 – Born on the 25th of October McAlester, Oklahoma.

1936 – Berryman graduated from Columbia University.

1939 – The two volumes of Dream Songs were published together as The Dream Songs.

1942 – First book was Poem published during the Second World War.

1956 – His second poem was "The Dispossessed".

         – His first major work was Homage to Mistress Bradstreet.

1965 – The first volume, entitled 77 Dream Songs, was published.

         – Won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "77 Dream Songs".

1968 – Appeared The second volume of Dream Songs, entitled His Toy, His Dream, His Rest.

1969 – Received Bollingen Prize Award.

1972 – John Allyn Berryman killed himself on the 7th of January.