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Pound, Ezra Weston Loomis

Born: 1885 AD
Died: 1972 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Critics, Poets, Writers

US poet

 

founder of Imagist movement

 

wrote multi-volume poem cycle "Cantos" (1st volume 1925)

 

Bollingen Prize 1949 (1st recipient

 

only recipient during administration of prize by Library of Congress)

 

mentor of T. S. Eliot

 

grandnephew of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow