For i was punished like all who destroy the past for the sake of the future.
|Birth:||23rd August, 1868|
|Death:||5th March, 1950|
|Profession:||Biographer, Lawyer, Poet|
Edgar Lee Masters was an American poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain: A Portrait, Lincoln: The Man, and Illinois Poems.