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Calvin Hoffman

Calvin Hoffman, American poet. Member Marlowe Society Great Britain (named honorary chairman 1958), Marlowe Clubs American (named honorary president 1959), Shakespeare Action Committee (director London 1958-1966), Poetry Society of America, Elizabethan Society, Dante Alighieri Society, English Speaking Union, Renaissance Society of America.

Background

  • Hoffman, Calvin was born on November 1, 1916 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry Michael and Rachel Elizabeth (Greentrees) Hoffman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Columbia, 1937.

    Career

    • Reporter United Press International, New York City, 1937-1940. Free lance book reviewer, 1940-1943. Special lecturer Cambridge (England) University, 1956-1975, University Birmingham, England, 1955-1975, University of California at Los Angeles, 1960-1965, numerous others in the United States and Europe.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Marlowe Society Great Britain (named honorary chairman 1958), Marlowe Clubs American (named honorary president 1959), Shakespeare Action Committee (director London 1958-1966), Poetry Society of America, Elizabethan Society, Dante Alighieri Society, English Speaking Union, Renaissance Society of America.

    Connections

    • Married Rosemary Galowin, November 15, 1941 (deceased September 29, 1979).
    Calvin Hoffman
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    Died February 4, 1986
    (aged 69)
    • 1937
      Columbia
    • 1937 - 1940
      Reporter United Press Intern, ational
    • 1940 - 1943
      free lance book reviewer