Herman Melville

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Herman Melville

Born

8/1/1819, New York, New York, USA

Died

9/28/1891

Birth Name

Herman Melvill

Gender

Male
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Melville was an American novelist, writer of short stories, poet, sailor, teacher, and lecturer. His early books were popular, but by the time he died he had been so much forgotten that the New York Times got his name wrong in an obituary, calling him 'Henry Melville'. His…more

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