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American National Biography

Carl Sandburg

Sandburg, Carl (6 Jan. 1878-22 July 1967), poet, writer, and folk musician, was born Carl August Sandburg in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of August Sandburg, a railroad blacksmith's helper, and Clara Mathilda Anderson.

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