Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg

Born: January 6, 1878

Died: July 22, 1967

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, journalist, author

Biography: Carl Sandburg was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He was the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and another for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. H. L. Mencken called Sandburg indubitably an American in every pulse-beat.

Source/Notes: Ever the Winds of Chance (1999 edition), University of Illinois Press - ISBN: 9780252068485
Source/Notes: As quoted in: Beginnings, Volumes 9-10 (American Holistic Nurses' Association, 1989), p. 50
Source/Notes: Chicago Poems: Unabridged (2012 edition), Courier Dover Publications - ISBN: 9780486111544

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Source/Notes: As quoted in "The Art of Public Address" by Win David Kelley, W. C. Brown, 1970, p. 279

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Peter's Quotations: Ideas for Our Time (1977) by Laurence J. Peter, p. 448