Top Walt Whitman Albums
click on the album covers to see walt whitman lyrics inside the album
The Poetry of Walt Whitman
The Poetry of Walt Whitman
Related Information for Walt Whitman
Walter Whitman (Walt for short) was an American poet. He was born March 31st, 1819, around Huntington, Long Island. Walt Whitman was born the second son of his family and had eight siblings. Whitman alternated between printing and writing jobs for about 15 years, working also for various newspapers. He then ventured to become a teacher and published several essays during that time. In 1846, he wrote his first and only novel, Franklin Evans. He worked as an editor for the Brooklyn Eagle and was fired from this job for political purposes. He then founded his own newspaper, the Freeman, in spirit of the Free Soil Party, which he supported. The newspaper soon failed because of political pressures. In 1855, Walt published his first origin... read more