Untermeyer, Louis

(1885–1977)
   American poet. Untermeyer grew up in Newark, New Jersey and dropped out of high school. He was a prolific anthologist and his collections include Modern American Verse (first edition 1919) and Modern English Poetry (first edition 1920). Among his other books were Makers of the Modern World (1954) and Lives of the Poets (1959). He knew all the major literary figures of the twentieth century and his fifty-year correspondence with Robert Frost was published in 1963.

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  • UNTERMEYER, LOUIS — (1885–1977), U.S. poet, author, anthologist, editor, and translator. The son of a New York jewelry manufacturer, Untermeyer entered his father s firm as a designer and rose to be its vice president. Largely self educated, he was chiefly… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Untermeyer, Louis — ▪ American author and editor born Oct. 1, 1885, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Dec. 18, 1977, Newtown, Conn.       American poet, essayist, and editor who is best known for his numerous poetry anthologies.       Untermeyer early developed an interest… …   Universalium

  • Louis Untermeyer — (* 1. Oktober 1885 in New York City; † 18. Dezember 1977) war ein US amerikanischer Dichter, der viele seinerzeit bedeutende Anthologien herausgegeben hat. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Untermeyer — Louis Untermeyer (* 1. Oktober 1885 in New York City; † 18. Dezember 1977) war ein US amerikanischer Dichter, der viele seinerzeit bedeutende Anthologien herausgegeben hat. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Bücher (Auswahl) 2.1 Anthologien …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Louis Untermeyer — (October 1 1885 December 18 1977) was an American author, poet, anthologist, and editor. Life Louis Untermeyer was born in New York City. He married Jean Starr in 1906. Their son Richard was born in 1907 and died under uncertain circumstances in… …   Wikipedia

  • Louis B. Marshall — (December 14, 1856 – September 11, 1929) was a corporate and constitutional lawyer, mediator and Jewish community leader who worked to secure religious, political, and cultural freedom for all minority groups. He was among the founders of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Untermeyer — [un′tər mī΄ər] Louis 1885 1977; U.S. poet, anthologist, & critic …   English World dictionary

  • Untermeyer — Ụntermeyer,   Louis, amerikanischer Schriftsteller, * New York 1. 10. 1885, ✝ Newton (Connecticut) 18. 12. 1977. Sein umfangreiches Werk umfasst Gedichte, die Traditionen der Romantik aufgreifen, Parodien, Übersetzungen (z. B. H. Heine) und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Louis Untermeyer — noun United States writer (1885 1977) • Syn: ↑Untermeyer • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Untermeyer — noun United States writer (1885 1977) • Syn: ↑Louis Untermeyer • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

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