Robert Frost Biography (1874 - 1963)
The great poet and author was born in San Francisco in America in 1874. He was the son of Isabelle Moodie and William Prescott Frost Jnr. who was the editor of the San Francisco Daily Evening Post. He lived in California until he was eleven years old when following the death of his father, he moved with his mother to eastern Massachusetts. His first poem was published in in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He attended Dartmouth College in Mass. He had an excellent education finishing his education at Harvard. He married Elinor Miriam White in December 1895. In 1912, he sailed with his family to Glasgow where his mother originated and then lived in Beaconsfield, outside London. The family returned to America in 1915 and purchased a farm in Franconia, New Hampshire. His literary career was extensive and he was known as a Poet, essayist, educator, and critic and he won the Pulitzer Prize no less than four times! He died in Boston on January 29, 1963 and was buried in the Old Bennington Cemetery, in Bennington, Vermont.