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Ezra Weston Loomis Pound

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Hailey, Idaho Territory, United States
Death: November 1, 1972 (87)
Venice, Italy
Place of Burial: Venice, Veneto, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Homer Loomis Pound and Isabelle Pound (Weston)
Husband of Dorothy Pound
Partner of Olga Pound
Father of Omar Shakespear Pound and Mary de Rachewiltz

Occupation: Poet
Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Ezra Pound

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an American expatriate poet and critic and a major figure in the early modernist movement in poetry. He became known for his role in developing Imagism, which, in reaction to the Victorian and Georgian poets, favored tight language, unadorned imagery, and a strong correspondence between the verbal and musical qualities of the verse and the mood it expressed. His best-known works include Ripostes (1912), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920), and his unfinished 120-section epic, The Cantos, which consumed his middle and late career, and was published between 1917 and 1969.

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October 30, 1885
Hailey, Idaho Territory, United States
Age 40
November 1, 1972
Age 87
Venice, Italy
Venice, Veneto, Italy