Edgar Lee Masters

Edgar Lee Masters bio

Birth Name: Edgar Lee Masters

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Kansas

Date Of Birth: August 23, 1868

Date Of Death: March 5, 1950

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Edgar Lee Masters was born on the 23rd of August, 1868. He was famous for being a Poet. Author of Spoon River Anthology, a bestselling free-verse work. His numerous other poetry volumes and prose works include The Golden Fleece of California (poems); Skeeters Kirby (novel); and Lincoln: The Man (biography).

Edgar Lee Masters was born in Kansas. After sitting for the Illinois bar exam, he began his legal career in Chicago. He published his debut literary work, A Book of Verses, in 1898. He received the Mark Twain Silver Medal in 1936.

Edgar Lee Masters was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edgar Lee Masters was born in 1860s.

Edgar Lee Masters is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Edgar Lee Masters was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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Zodiac Sign: Edgar Lee Masters was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Edgar Lee Masters was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Edgar Lee Masters had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Edgar Lee Masters’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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