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Ogden Nash Biography
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Ogden Nash was one of the most commercially successful English-language poets of the twentieth century. His father was in the import-export business, but the Nash family's ancestry in North Carolina stretched back to the American Revolutionary era; the city of Nashville, Tennessee, was named in honor of an ancestor. Nash grew up in various East Coast communities and also lived in Savannah, Georgia, during his youth. He attended St. George's School in Newport, Rhode Island, and he was accepted to Harvard but dropped out in after a year. Nash held a variety of jobs but none for very long. He worked on Wall Street as a bond salesperson, but sold only one bond—to his godmother—and instead spent his afternoons in movie theaters.
Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, – May 19, ) was an American poet well known for . A biography, Ogden Nash: the Life and Work of America's Laureate of Light Verse, was written by Douglas M. Parker, published in and in.
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A Tribute to the Poet, Ogden Nash (1902-1971)
Happy birthday to poet Ogden Nash, known for his ability to turn a witty verse on everything from politics to celery. Lucky for us. In , a reporter asked Nash if he thought any of his poetry had done anything to help the human race. Nash smiled and recited this piece:. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all. I'm also hoping, if I do, That it will be a wee one. It's a well-known literary fact that William Shakespeare had an enormous influence on "Paradise Lost" poet John Milton, and new evidence suggests that super fan Milton—who even wrote a poem called "On Shakespeare"—might have owned his idol's first folio.