Ezra Pound — American Poet born on October 30, 1885, died on November 01, 1972

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an expatriate American poet and critic who was a major figure in the early modernist movement. His contribution to poetry began with his development of Imagism, a movement derived from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision and economy of language. His best-known works include Ripostes, Hugh Selwyn Mauberley and the unfinished 120-section epic, The Cantos.... (wikipedia)