Melville Henry Cane’s Death – Cause and Date

Death Date

March 10, 1980

Age of Death

100 years

Cause of Death




The poet Melville Henry Cane died at the age of 100. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American poet, author, and attorney who is best remembered for his 1953 work Making a Poem. His other publications include All and Sundry: An Oblique Autobiography and Bullet-Hunting.

Early in his career, he worked as a reporter for The New York Evening Post. He published his debut poetry collection, Behind Dark Spaces, in 1930.

He wrote the libretto for a comic opera while he was a student at Columbia University.

He lived to be one hundred years old.

His degree in copyright law allowed him to advise author Sinclair Lewis on legal affairs.