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W. H. Auden
Auden in 1939
Wystan Hugh Auden
21 February 1907
|Died||29 September 1973
|Residence||York, Birmingham, Oxford (UK); Berlin (Germany); Helensburgh, Colwall, London (UK); New York, Ann Arbor, Swarthmore (US); Ischia (Italy); Kirchstetten (Austria); Oxford (UK)|
|Citizenship||British (birth); American (1946)|
|Education||M.A. English language and literature|
|Alma mater||Christ Church, Oxford|
|Spouse(s)||Erika Mann (unconsummated marriage, 1935, to provide her with a British passport)|
Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973) was a Anglo-American poet. He was born in York and moved to Harborne, Birmingham in 1908, then to New York City in 1939. He wrote several famous poems such as Funeral Blues, and As I Walked Out One Evening. He signed his works W. H. Auden. He died in Vienna, Austria and is buried in Kirchstetten.
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