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Age66 (age at death)
Birthday 21 February, 1907
Birthplace York, England
Died 29 September, 1973
Place of Death Vienna, Austria
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality English
Occupation Writer
Claim to Fame The Age of Anxiety
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Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973) was an Anglo-American poet. Auden's poetry was noted for its stylistic and technical achievement, its engagement with politics, morals, love, and religion, and its variety in tone, form, and content. Some of his best known poems are about love, such as "Funeral Blues"; on political and social themes, such as "September 1, 1939" and "The Shield of Achilles"; on cultural and psychological themes, such as The Age of Anxiety; and on religious themes such as "For the Time Being" and "Horae Canonicae".

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