Birth date: 
08/19/1902
Death date: 
05/19/1971
Birth town: 
New York
Country: 
USA

Born Frederick Ogden Nash on August 19, 1902 in Rye, New York.

An ancestor, General Francis Nash, gave his name to Nashville, Tennesee.

Raised in Rye, New York and Savannah, Georgia. Educated at St. George's School in Rhode Island and, briefly, Harvard University.

Started work writing advertising copy for Doubleday, Page Publishing, New York, in 1925.

Published first book for children, The Cricket of Caradon in 1925.

First published poem Spring Comes to Murray Hill appears in New Yorker magazine in 1930.

Joins staff at New Yorker in 1932.

Married Frances Rider Leonard on June 6, 1933.

Published 19 books of poetry.

Collaborated, in 1943, in the musical comedy, One Touch of Venus

Elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1950.

Lived in New York but his principal home was in Baltimore, Maryland, where he died on May 19, 1971. He was buried in North Hampton, New Hampshire.

Poems by this Poet

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The Lion 31 July 2013
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Goody for Our Side and Your Side Too 31 July 2013
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You Can Be A Republican, I'm A Genocrat 31 July 2013
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Reflections On Ice-Breaking 31 July 2013
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A Caution To Everybody 30 July 2013
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The Romantic Age 31 July 2013
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Lines On Facing Forty 31 July 2013
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Morning Prayer 19 May 2014
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The Bargain 31 July 2013
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Columbus 31 July 2013
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