Author

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Carl Sandburg

American writer and editor

1878   -   1967

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Lombard College
occupation: poet, musicologist, historian, novelist, writer, screenwriter, journalist, biographer, trade unionist, children's writer
award received: Pulitzer Prize for History, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, biographer, journalist, and editor. He won three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. During his lifetime, Sandburg was widely regarded as "a major figure in contemporary literature", especially for volumes of his collected verse, including Chicago Poems (1916), Cornhuskers (1918), and Smoke and Steel (1920). He enjoyed "unrivaled appeal as a poet in his day, perhaps because the breadth of his experiences connected him with so many strands of American life", and at his death in 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson observed that "Carl Sandburg was more than the voice of America, more than the poet of its strength and genius. He was America."
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works

10

Chicago Poems

book by Carl Sandburg

author: Carl Sandburg

The People, Yes

book by Carl Sandburg

author: Carl Sandburg

1936

Chicago

poem by Carl Sandburg

author: Carl Sandburg

1916

Remembrance Rock

novel by Carl Sandburg

author: Carl Sandburg

Rootabaga Stories

Children's book written by Carl Sandburg

author: Carl Sandburg

1922

The World of Carl Sandburg

book by Carl Sandburg

author: Carl Sandburg

1961

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years

كتاب سيرة من تأليف كارل ساندبيرغ

author: Carl Sandburg

1939

Abraham Lincoln

author: Carl Sandburg

Rootabaga stories

author: Carl Sandburg

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