Hart Crane

NAME: Hart Crane

BORN: July 21, 1899

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:

born...Garrettsville, Ohio(Portage County)

OCCUPATION: poet

DIED: April 26, 1932

FAST FACTS:

For a time, Crane worked as a reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

He published his first poem in 1916. His first book of poetry, White Buildings, came out ten years later.

The Bridge, a book length poem published in 1930, is his most famous work.

Crane committed suicide by leaping from the deck of the S. S. Orizaba on a return trip from Mexico. He had been studying there under a Guggenheim Fellowship.