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William Rose Benét
Born William Rose Benét
(1886-02-02)February 2, 1886
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died May 4, 1950(1950-05-04) (aged 64)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Education Yale University
The Albany Academy
Occupation Writer, Editor
Known for Founder and editor of the Saturday Review of Literature (1924-1950)
The Dust Which Is God (1941)
The Reader’s Encyclopedia (1948)
Spouse(s) Teresa France Thomson (1912-1919, her death)
Elinor Wylie (1923-1928, her death)
Lora Baxter (1932-1937)
Marjorie Flack (1941-1950)
Children James Walker Benét
Frances Rosemary Benét
Kathleen Anne Benét
Parent(s) Col. James Walker Benét
Frances (Rose) Benét
Relatives Stephen Vincent Benét (brother)
Laura Benét (sister)
Brigadier General Stephen Vincent Benét (grandfather)
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1941)

And now there is merely silence, silence, silence, saying all we did not know.
William Rose Benet
Who writes poetry imbibes honey from the poisoned lips of life.
Blue oblivion, largely lit, smiled and smiled at me.