Oscar Williams’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 29, 1900

Death Date

Oct 10, 1964

Age of Death

63 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Oct 10, 1964



The poet Oscar Williams died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Poet and literary anthologist known for poems such as “Shopping for Meat in Winter” and “The City’s Face.” His works are known for their focus on urban issues and for their New Apocalyptic and Neo-Romantic aesthetic.

He was married to Gene Derwood, whose poetry received more praise than that of her husband. The couple had a son who attended boarding schools and rarely saw his Manhattan-based parents.