Harry Crosby’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 4, 1898

Death Date

Dec 10, 1929

Age of Death

31 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Dec 10, 1929



The poet Harry Crosby died at the age of 31. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Massachusetts-born poet, author, and publisher whose notable works include Red Skeletons, Chariot of the Sun, and Transit of Venus. He founded Black Sun Press, a company that published the works of James Joyce, Kay Boyle, Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, and other renowned authors.

He had an open marriage with Polly Crosby (formerly Mrs. Richard Peabody), with whom he had previously enjoyed a high-profile affair.



I have asked the village blacksmith to forge golden chains to tie our ankles together. I have gathered all the gay ribbons in the world to wind around and around and around and around and around and around again around our two waists.


I have invited our little seamstress to take her thread and needle and sew our two mouths together.


Though we hear various reports of his existence we can never find the young wizard who is able so they say to graft the soul of a girl to the soul of her lover so that not even the sharp scissors of the Fates can ever sever them apart.