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Robert Hayden

  • Birth 4 Aug 1913 Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 25 Feb 1980 Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 63611886

Poet. In 1976 he served as as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, a position that later became known as Poet Laureate of the United States. One of the most well known and venerated of the Bahá'í poets, he rceived the Academy of American Poets Fellowship. On April 21, 2012, a United States Postage Stamp, within a pane of 10 Twentieth Century Poets, was issued featuring Robert Hayden.

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  • Originally Created by: Trent Olsen
  • Added: 2 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63611886
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Hayden (4 Aug 1913–25 Feb 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63611886, citing Fairview Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .