Thomas Stearns Eliot ( T. S. Eliot ) Short Biography

Thomas Stearns Eliot
Thomas Stearns Eliot


Thomas Stearns Eliot

Eliot, in full Thomas Stearns Eliot – Short Biography

Thomas Stearns Eliot
             Thomas Stearns Eliot
Birth Name Thomas Stearns Eliot
Born September 26, 1888
Birth Place St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Education Harvard University (AB, AM, Ph.D. candidate)
Merton College, Oxford[1]
Nationality American (1888–1927)
British (1927–1965)
Occupation  Poet, essayist, playwright,publisher, critic
Parents Henry Ware Eliot
Charlotte Champe Stearns
Known for Writer, Poet
Spouse Vivienne Haigh-Wood

(m. 1915; Sep. 1932)​

Esmé Valerie Fletcher

(m. 1957; 1965)

Relatives Eliot family
Notable Awards Nobel Prize in Literature (1948)
Order of Merit (1948)
Literary movement  Modernism
Notable works The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (1915)
The Waste Land (1922)
Four Quartets (1943)
Murder in the Cathedral (1935)
Language English
Period 1905–1965
Died January 4, 1965, Kensington



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