Robert Frost Biography

Robert Lee Frost was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution." He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetical works. On July 22 1961 Frost was named Poet laureate of Vermont by the state legislature through Joint Resolution R-59 of the Acts of 1961, which also created the position. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Robert Frost
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Poet, Playwright
Ethnicity:
White American
Date of Birth:
March 26, 1874
Astrological Sign:
Aries
Date of Death:
January 29, 1963
Age at Death:
88
Cause of Death:
Surgical complications
Marriages
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