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William Rose Benét

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Born: 1886 AD
Died: 1950 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Novelists, Playwrights, Poets, Writers

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1886 - Born on the 2nd of February in Brooklyn, New York.          - Educated at The Albany Academy in Albany, NY and at Yale University. 1924 - He began the Saturday Review of Literature and continued to edit and write. 1941 - The Dust Which Is God. 1942 - Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his book of autobiographical verse. 1950 - William Rose Benét died on 4th of May.          - Authored of The Reader's Encyclopedia thought of as the standard American guide to world literature.          - He was the older brother of Stephen Vincent Benét.

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