Stevens, Wallace

Portrait
Born: Oct 02, 1879 AD
Died: 1955 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Poets


 

1879 – He was born on the 2nd day of October of this year in Reading, Pennsylvania.

 

1897 – He attended Harvard as a special student from this year to 1900 but did not graduate.

 

1903 – He graduated from New York law school.

 

1904 – He was admitted to the New York bar.

 

1909 – He married Elsie Kachel, a young woman from Reading.


1915 – His first work was published.

 

1916 – He joined the home office of the Hartford Accident and Indemnity and left New York City to live in Hartford, where he would remain the rest of his life.

 

1923 – His first book Harmonium was published by the distinguished firm of Alfred A. Knopf.

 

1930 – He began to write poems with renewed fluency.

 

1931 – The second edition of Harmonium, published in 1931, he added only eight new poems.

 

1934 – He had been named Vice President of his company.

 

1951 – He began to grow interested in putting his thoughts on aesthetics together in prose sentences, essays he collected in this year like ”The Necessary Angel”.

 

1955 – He died at the age of seventy-six in Hartford, Connecticut on 2nd day of August this year. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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