- NAME: Edna St. Vincent Millay
- OCCUPATION: Playwright, Poet
- BIRTH DATE: February 22, 1892
- DEATH DATE: October 19, 1950
- Did You Know?: In a poem, Edna St. Vincent Millay coined the phrase, "My candle burns at both ends."
- EDUCATION: Vassar College, Camden High School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Rockland, Maine
- PLACE OF DEATH: Austerlitz, New York
- Full Name: Edna St. Vincent Millay
- AKA: E. Vincent Millay
- AKA: Nancy Boyd
- Nickname: Vincent
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Edna St. Vincent Millay is best known as one of the most respected American poets of the 20th century. She coined the popular phrase, "My candle burns at both ends."
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The couple later resided in Austerlitz, New York, on the 700-acre farm and modern-day national historic landmark called Steepletop. Millay died on October 19, 1950, in her Austerlitz home, where she is buried on the grounds.
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