Edgar Lee Masters
- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (6,22,42,52)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 3
American poet, novelist and biographer.
He wrote with simplicity, insight and drama as a shrewd portrayal of human motive. Prior to full-time writing he was a lawyer from 1891-1920. His masterpiece, "Spoon River Anthology" was a collection of free-verse epitaphs released in 1915. Though it was attacked by critics, it brought Masters fame and success, producing a sequel, "The New Spoon River" in 1924.
Masters first marriage was to Helen Jenkins, 1898-1923, later followed by a marriage to Ellen Coyne in 1926.
He died on 3/05/1950, Philadelphia, PA.