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e. e. cummings

e. e. cummingsAKA Edward Estlin Cummings

Born: 14-Oct-1894
Birthplace: Cambridge, MA
Died: 3-Sep-1962
Location of death: North Conway, NH
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, MA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Majuscule-challenged American poet

Military service: US Army (WWI, 73rd Infantry)

Father: Edward Cummings (Unitarian minister)
Mother: Rebecca Haswell Clarke
Wife: Elaine Orr (m. 1924, ex-wife of Scofield Thayer, div. 1924)
Daughter: Nancy (with Orr, while she was still married to Thayer)
Wife: Marion Morehouse (3rd, fashion model, common-law wife since 1934, until his death)

    High School: Cambridge Latin School
    University: BA, Harvard University (1915)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1916)
    Professor: Charles Eliot Norton Lecturer on Poetry, Harvard University (1952-53)

    America First Committee
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1951
    Traveled to the USSR 1931
    Risk Factors: Sciatica

Author of books:
The Enormous Room (1922, novel)
Tulips and Chimneys (1923, poetry)
XLI Poems (1925, poetry)
& (1925, poetry)
is 5 (1926)
Eimi (1933, poetry)
50 Poems (1940, poetry)
I x I (1944, poetry)
i: six nonlectures (1953, lectures)
95 Poems (1958, poetry)
Complete Poems (1968, poetry, 2 vols.)

Wrote plays:
him (1927)

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