James Merrill bio

Birth Name: James Merrill

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: March3, 1926

Date Of Death: February 6, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

James Merrill was born on the 3rd of March, 1926. He was known for being a Poet. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose best-known works include Divine Comedies and Nights and Days. He also published several dramatic works, including The Image Maker and The Immortal Husband.

James Merrill was born in New York. He graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College. While still an undergraduate, he published The Black Swan, a poetic work that earned him the Glascock Prize. His epic work, The Changing Light at Sandover, was inspired by otherworldly messages that he had received during his frequent Ouija Board sessions and seances.

James Merrill was a Pisces and was born in the Silent Generation.

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James Merrill was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

James Merrill is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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James Merrill was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME:James Merrill
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Merrill was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: James Merrill was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: James Merrill had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

James Merrill’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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