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.

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Will Consider Situation 31 July 2013
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Reflection On Caution 31 July 2013
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The Jellyfish 31 July 2013
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Lather As You Go 31 July 2013
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Round About 19 May 2014
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The Abominable Snowman 31 July 2013
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The Purist 31 July 2013
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The Turtle 31 July 2013
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Old Dr. Valentine To His Son 31 July 2013
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The Cuckoo 31 July 2013
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