Edgar Lee Masters
Born: August 23, 1868
Died: March 5, 1950
Occupation: Poet, biographer, lawyer
Biography: Edgar Lee Masters was an American poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain: A Portrait, Lincoln: The Man, and Illinois Poems.