Hamlin Garland– How Did the Poet Die?

Hamlin Garland died at age 79, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding poet Hamlin Garland's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

An author and poet who wrote about the lives of Midwestern farmers, he is especially known for works such as Main-Travelled Roads (1891), Prairie Folks (1892), and Jason Edwards: An Average Man (1892).

After moving around to different homesteads with his family, he settled in Boston, attaining early success with a short story collection entitled Main-Travelled Roads.

His novels were all colored by his “veritism” style, in which he consciously described the real social forces influencing his fictional characters.

How did Hamlin Garland die?

Information about the death of Hamlin Garland
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death79 years
BirthdaySeptember 14, 1860
Death dateMarch 4, 1940
Place of deathHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful."

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"There is no gilding of setting sun or glamor of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers' wives."

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"Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy."

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"I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets."

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