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Pulitzer Prize-winning, modernist poet known for such witty works as “O To Be a Dragon” and “A Face.” Her most famous poem, the aptly-titled “Poetry,” was published in 1919.
She began writing poems at age seven, but did not consider herself a poet until she was in her thirties.
Her 1951 Collected Poems received not only the Pulitzer Prize, but also the Bollingen Prize and the National Book Award.
How did Marianne Moore die?
Marianne Moore's death was caused by stroke.
Moore suffered a series of strokes in her last years. She died in 1972, and her ashes were interred with those of her mother at the family’s burial plot at the Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||November 15, 1887|
|Death date||February 5, 1972|
|Place of death||New York, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it."Marianne Moore
"Superior people never make long visits."Marianne Moore
"It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing."Marianne Moore
"Poetry is all nouns and verbs."Marianne Moore
"We are suffering from too much sarcasm."Marianne Moore