He won three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. During his lifetime, Sandburg was widely regarded as "a major figure in contemporary literature", especially for volumes of his collected verse, including Chicago Poems (1916), Cornhuskers (1918), and Smoke and Steel (1920)
Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), . New York Times (Feb. 13, 1959). Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), . Quoted in The Reader's Digest (Pleasantville, New York, February, 1978). 'The mammoth rests between his cyclonic dramas. The People, Yes (l. 7).
With all the school shootings happening around our country, I honestly don’t know what else it will. take to tighten the security at Sandburg High School. I’ve been at school 4 different times in two weeks selling tickets for the Senior Party 2018, and even though all adult volunteers were checked in with IDs, not one student coming in late had their ID checked.
Carl Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois, on January 6, 1878. His parents, August and Clara Johnson, had emigrated to America from the north of Sweden. After encountering several August Johnsons in his job for the railroad, the Sandburg's father renamed the family. The Sandburgs were very poor; Carl left school at the age of thirteen to work odd jobs, from laying bricks to dishwashing, to help support his family. At seventeen, he traveled west to Kansas as a hobo.
Carl Sandburg was a famous multiple Pulitzer Prize winner writer and poet. He is also remembered for his works for children like, Rootabaga Stories and Rootabaga Pigeons. In 1959, Sandburg was awarded a Grammy Award for Best Performance - Documentary Or Spoken Word for his recording of Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait with the New York Philharmonic. His other important works included Chicago Poems (1916), Cornhuskers (1918), Good Morning, America (1928) and Potato Face (1930).
He won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln. H. L. Mencken called Carl Sandburg "indubitably an American in every pulse-beat. Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois, to parents of Swedish ancestry. Sandburg wrote three children's books in Elmhurst, Rootabaga Stories, in 1922, followed by Rootabaga Pigeons (1923), and Potato Face (1930). Sandburg also wrote Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, a two volume biography in 1926, The American Songbag (1927), and a book of poems Good Morning, America (1928) in Elmhurst.
Carl August Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois, on January 6, 1878. He was the son of poor Swedish immigrants, August Sandburg, a railroad blacksmith's helper, and Clara Mathilda Anderson. His hard-working parents instilled in him and his six siblings the necessity of hard work and education, as well as a reverence for the American Dream
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Carl Sandburg: Carl Sandburg, American poet, historian, novelist, and folklorist. From the age of 11, Sandburg worked in various occupations-as a barbershop porter, a milk truck driver, a brickyard hand, and a harvester in the Kansas wheat fields. In Good Morning, America (1928) Sandburg seemed to have lost some of his faith in democracy, but from the depths of the Great Depression he wrote a poetic testament to the power of the people to go forward, The People, Yes (1936). The folk songs he sang before delighted audiences were issued in two collections, The American Songbag (1927) and New American Songbag (1950).
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