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Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931



  • Existence: 1879 - 1931


Vachel Lindsay was born on November 10, 1879 in Springfield, Illinois. He is considered a founder of modern singing poetry, as he referred to it, in which verses are meant to be sung or chanted. He died on December 5, 1931.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Phonodisc 0014. Lindsay, Vachel, "Vachel Lindsay Reading The Congo, Chinese Nightingale, and other poems" (Caedmon Records (TC 1041))

 Folder, Box 2
Part of DS-4: Rauner phonodisc collection
Date(s): 1931; undated
Scope and Contents

Recorded in New York in 1931.

Vachel Lindsay papers

Identifier: MS-362
Date(s): 1909 to 1919

Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931), poet. The collection contains letters to various correspondents on literary and personal matters, fair copies of several poems and a series of drawings and poems published in "The Village" magazine.

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