W.H.  Auden

W.H. Auden

1907 - 1973

W.H. Auden was an Anglo-American poet and is regarded by many critics as one of the best writers of the twentieth century. Auden was a poet and essayist and published about four-hundred poems, which include seven of book length. His poems "Funeral Blues", "Musee des Beaux Arts", "Refugee Blues", "The Unknown Citizen", and "September 1, 1939" became extremely popular following his death and were subsequently adapted into film.