Robert Hayden

Robert Hayden

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 25 Feb 1980 (aged 66)
Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Burial Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 63611886 · View Source
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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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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : 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 .