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Ezra Pound

Ezra PoundAKA Ezra Weston Loomis Pound

Born: 30-Oct-1885
Birthplace: Hailey, ID
Died: 1-Nov-1972
Location of death: Venice, Italy
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Cimitero di San Michele, Venice, Italy

Gender: Male
Religion: Other
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Cantos

Raised in Wyncote, PA. Pound was enamoured with fascism.

Father: Homer Loomis Pound (assayer for U.S. Mint, b. 1858, d. 1942)
Mother: Isabel Weston (b. 1860, d. 1948)
Wife: Dorothy Shakespear (b. 1886, m. 20-Apr-1914, d. 8-Dec-1973)
Son: Omar Shakespear Pound (b. 10-Sep-1926)
Engagement: H. D. (poet, engaged 1907-08)
Girlfriend: Frances Josepha Gregg (1910-11)
Girlfriend: Olga Rudge (violinist, cohabited 12 years, d. 15-Mar-1996)
Daughter: Mary Rachewiltz (with Rudge, b. Jul-1925)

    University: University of Pennsylvania
    University: MA Romantic Literature, Hamilton College (1906)
    Professor: Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana (1906)

    Bollingen Prize in Poetry 1949 for Pisan Cantos
    Stabbed Paris, France (1924)
    Treason arrested Apr-1945, acquitted
    Extradited from Italy to Washington, DC (18-Nov-1945)
    Competency Hearing Washington, DC (13-Feb-1946)
    Institutionalized St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, DC (13-Feb-1946 to 18-Apr-1958)
    English Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Yoga, Claustrophobia

Is the subject of books:
End to Torment: A Memoir of Ezra Pound, 1979, BY: Hilda Dolittle
Ezra Pound: A Bibliography, 1983, BY: Donald Clifford Gallup
Ezra Pound and the Erotic Medium, 1986, BY: Kevin Oderman
A Serious Character: The Life of Ezra Pound, 1988, BY: Humphrey Carpenter
Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism, 1991, BY: Tim Redman

Author of books:
A Lume Spento (1908, poetry)
Exultations and Personae (1909, poetry)
Provenca (1910, poetry)
Canzoni (1911, poetry)
Ripostes (1912, poetry)
Cathay (1915, poetry)
Lustra (1916, poetry)
Quia Pauper Amavi (1918, poetry)
Homage to Sextus Propertius (1919, poetry)
Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920, poetry)
Pisan Cantos (1948, poetry)
Cantos (1970)

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