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Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an American poet and critic. He was a major figure of the early modernist movement. His best-known works include Ripostes (1912), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920) and the unfinished The Cantos (1917–69).

Pound was born in Hailey, Idaho Territory. He died in Italy from a intestinal blockage, aged 87.

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