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W.H. Auden
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    (February 21, 1907-September 29, 1973)
    Birth name was Wystan Hugh Auden
    Wrote 'Look, Stranger! (1936),' 'On This Island (1937),' 'Another Time (1940),' 'The Sea and the Mirror (1944),' 'For the Time Being (1944),' 'The Age of Anxiety (1947),' 'The Collected Poetry of W. H. Auden (1945),' 'The Rake's Progress (1951)' and 'About the House (1965)'
    He was a chain-smoker.
    He had a face like a prune.
    He lisped badly.
    He was prissy and effeminate.
    Although he was gay, he got married (to a lesbian).
    He didn't allow his guests to discuss politics at the dinner table.
    His students called him 'Uncle Wiz.'
    A poem of his was used in the sappy romantic comedy 'Four Weddings and a Funeral.'
    He married the lesbian so she could escape Nazi Germany.
    He was kind.
    He had a good sense of humor.
    He loved New York City.
    He once paid the fine for a New York homeless shelter that wasn't up to code.

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