Carl Sandburg, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Carl Sandburg

American writer and editor

Date of Birth: 06-Jan-1878

Place of Birth: Galesburg, Illinois, United States

Date of Death: 22-Jul-1967

Profession: screenwriter, writer, poet, historian, biographer, journalist, children's writer, novelist, musicologist, trade unionist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Carl Sandburg

  • Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, biographer, journalist, and editor.
  • He won three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln.
  • During his lifetime, Sandburg was widely regarded as "a major figure in contemporary literature", especially for volumes of his collected verse, including Chicago Poems (1916), Cornhuskers (1918), and Smoke and Steel (1920).
  • He enjoyed "unrivaled appeal as a poet in his day, perhaps because the breadth of his experiences connected him with so many strands of American life", and at his death in 1967, President Lyndon B.
  • Johnson observed that "Carl Sandburg was more than the voice of America, more than the poet of its strength and genius.
  • He was America."

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