May Swenson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 28, 1913

Death Date

Dec 4, 1989

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Dec 4, 1989



The poet May Swenson died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American poet known for her use of vivid sexual imagery in works such as The Complete Love Poems of May Swenson. She received numerous literary honors, including the Shelley Poetry Award, the Bollingen Prize, and the National Institute of Arts and Letters Award.

She was the first of ten children born to Margaret and Dan Arthur Swenson.