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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 of Arts, 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).

father:
Henry Michael Hoffman

mother:
Rachel Elizabeth (Greentrees) Hoffman

spouse:
Rosemary Galowin