Edna St. Vincent Millay Rank
About Edna St. Vincent Millay
Having actively written poems since her early teens, Edna St. Vincent Millay first came to national attention at 20 years old when her poem, “Renascence” an entry in a 1912 poetry contest organized by The Lyric Year took the fourth prize. She used her poetry to advocate feminism, social and political activism. Through the popularity of her poems, she was hired as a performance artist to read her poems to eager audiences at different locations nationwide. Besides poems, she also wrote short stories and novels under the pen name Nancy Boyd.
At the age of 12, her mother Coral Lounella Buzelle divorced her father, Henry Tolman Millay. She had two sisters, including actress Norma Lounella. She had a reputation for her numerous short-term affairs with both men and women. Although she married Eugen Jan Boissevain from 1923 until his death in 1949, they both continued to have extra-marital affairs.
She was the 1923 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the 1943 Robert Frost Medal.
She died from a coronary occlusion-induced heart attack on October 19, 1950.
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Famous quotes by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Beauty is whatever gives joy.Edna St. Vincent Millay
God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.Edna St. Vincent Millay
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.Edna St. Vincent Millay
Music my rampart, and my only one.Edna St. Vincent Millay
Not truth, but faith, it is that keeps the world alive.Edna St. Vincent Millay
F.A.Q. about Edna St. Vincent Millay
When is her birthday?
Edna St. Vincent Millay's birthday is on February 22, 1892.
In how many days is her birthday?
Edna's birthday is in 86 days
How old was Edna when she died?
She was 58 years old.
When did she die?
She died in October 19, 1950.
How old would she be today?
Edna St. Vincent Millay would be 129 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Edna from?
She was born in Rockland, Maine, U.S..
Edna St. Vincent Millay's Popularity
Edna St. Vincent Millay was a famous American poet and playwright, who was born on February 22, 1892. As a person born on this date, Edna St. Vincent Millay is listed in our database as the 61st most popular celebrity for the day (February 22) and the 16th most popular for the year (1892).
People born on February 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Edna St. Vincent Millay is the 1342nd most popular Pisces.
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