Mary Oliver Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Mary Oliver (Mary Jane Oliver )

Last Updated: 06 Sep, 2023 | Views: 404

Age: 83

Profession: Poet

Other Profession(s): Author, NoveList

Famous For: Poet wrote Summer (Poem)

Higher Education: Graduated

Mary Oliver Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
10 Sep, 1935 (83 Years 04 Months 7 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District
Maple Heights

Birth Sign



Died on
17 Jan, 2019

Cause of Death
Lung Cancer

Mary Oliver Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Mary Jane Oliver was born on September 10, 1935, and died on January 17, 2019. In addition to winning the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, she was also an American poet. As a result of her lifelong passion for solitary walks in the wild, she is inspired by nature rather than the human world. This writing is marked by sincere wonderment at the power of natural imagery, conveyed in an unadorned manner. When Oliver was 14 years old, he began writing poetry. 
In her role as secretary for Edna St. Vincent Millay's sister, she worked at the estate of the poet.
At the age of 28, Oliver published her first book of poems, No Voyage and Other Poems.
A professor at Case Western Reserve University during the early 1980s, Oliver had a distinguished teaching career.
1984: The Pulitzer Prize was awarded to her fifth collection of poetry, American Primitive.
2007: "Far and away, the best-selling poet in this country," The New York Times wrote.
2009: Best American Essays was edited by Oliver.
Popular writings:
1992: New and Selected Poems 
1999: Winter Hours: Prose, Prose Poems, and Poems 
2004: Why I Wake Early 
2004: New and Selected Poems, Volume 2
On January 17, 2019, Oliver died of lymphoma at the age of 83, having been diagnosed with lung cancer in 2012.


Mary Oliver Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 174 cm
In Meters 1.74 m
In Feet & Inches 5'8"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 58 kg
In Pounds 127 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color
Golden Bright

Mary Oliver Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Edward William

Mother's Name
Helen M. V. Oliver

Molly Malone Cook

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