Ogden Nash

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Ogden Nash

Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet. His poetry is thought by many people to be very funny.[1] Nash was born in Rye, New York on August 19, 1902. In 1932, he joined the staff of The New Yorker. He died of Crohn's disease on May 19, 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland.[2]

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  1. Academy of American Poets biography
  2. Krebs, Albin (May 20, 1971). "Ogden Nash, Master of Light Verse, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 January 2008. Ogden Nash, whose droll verse with its unconventional rhymes made him the country's best-known producer of humorous poetry, died yesterday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. His age was 68.