Owen Dodson

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Birth Name: Owen Dodson

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: November 28, 1914

Date Of Death: June 21, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Owen Dodson was born on the 28th of November, 1914. He was best known for being a Poet. Considered one of the foremost African-American poets of his generation, Dodson published collections such as The Confession Stone: Song Cycles and The Harlem Book of the Dead. Over the course of his career, he also penned two autobiographical novels and six plays.

Owen Dodson was born in New York. After graduating from Bates College, he earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama. He subsequently headed Howard University’s drama department for three decades. He was deeply influenced by the work of fellow American writers William Stanley Braithwaite and W. H. Auden.

Owen Dodson was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Owen Dodson was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Owen Dodson 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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Owen Dodson was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: Owen Dodson
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Owen Dodson was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Owen Dodson was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Owen Dodson had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Owen Dodson’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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