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John Ciardi
John Anthony Ciardi was an American poet, translator, and etymologist. While primarily known as a poet, he also translated Dante's 'Divine Comedy', wrote several volumes of children's poetry, pursued etymology, contributed to the 'Saturday Review' as a columnist and long-time poetry editor, and directed the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference in... Wikipedia
June 24, 1916, Boston, Massachusetts
March 30, 1986, Metuchen, New Jersey