Ogden Nash Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Ogden Nash (Frederic Ogden Nash)

Last Updated: 18 Aug, 2023 | Views: 224

Age: 68

Profession: Poet

Famous For: I'm a Stranger Here Myself

Higher Education: Harvard University

Ogden Nash Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
19 Aug, 1902 (68 Years 09 Months)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
Westchester County

Birth Place

Birth Sign


Died on
19 May, 1971

Cause of Death
Heart Failure

Ogden Nash Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
Ogden Nash, was a known American poet known for his witty and humorous verses. His poetry often played with language and wordplay, creating unexpected and clever rhymes. Nash's most famous works include "The Cow," "The Turtle," and "The Rhinoceros." He also wrote several children's books, including "The Adventures of Isabel." Nash's unique style and lighthearted approach to poetry have made him a beloved figure in American literature.
Ogden Nash Career:
1930: Ogden Nash publishes his first collection of poetry, "Hard Lines," which becomes a bestseller and establishes him as a popular humorist.
1931-1933: Nash writes a daily column for The New Yorker magazine, called "Versus," in which he pits two opposing ideas or objects against each other in humorous rhymed couplets.
1936: Nash marries Frances Rider Leonard, with whom he has two children.
1943: Nash publishes "Good Intentions," a collection of his poetry that reflects his disillusionment with World War II and the political climate of the time.
1951: Nash writes the lyrics for the Broadway musical "Two's Company," which stars Bette Davis and features music by Vernon Duke.
1952: Nash publishes "I'm a Stranger Here Myself," a collection of poetry that explores his feelings of displacement and isolation as a suburbanite.
1957: Nash writes the lyrics for the Broadway musical "The Girl in Pink Tights," which stars Jeanmaire and features music by Sigmund Romberg.
Ogden Nash Notable Work:
"The Adventures of Isabel" (1932)
"Custard the Dragon" (1936)
"The Cow" (1931)
"Peekaboo, I Almost See You" (1953)
Ogden Nash Notable Awards:
Guggenheim Fellowship (1942)
Poet Laureate of Baltimore (1953-1955)
Golden Plate Award (1962)
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa (1969)


Ogden Nash Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In feet Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 Kg
In Pounds 154 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Ogden Nash Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Edmund Nash

Mother's Name
Mattie Chenault

Frances Rider Leonard

Not Known

Not Known

Isabel Eberstadt, Linell Nash Smith

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