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 Adelaide Crapsey

Adelaide Crapsey

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 8 Oct 1914 (aged 36)
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Range 2, Lot 334
Memorial ID 2888 · View Source
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Poet. She studied at Vassar and served as instructor of poetetics at Smith College from 1911 to 1913. She became best known as a visionary poet writing in a highly concise style, and was the inventor of the cinquain (five line) verse.

Bio by: Mount Hope NY



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 6 May 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2888
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adelaide Crapsey (9 Sep 1878–8 Oct 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2888, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .