As per our current Database, Nelson Algren has been died on May 9, 1981 (age 72).
When Nelson Algren die, Nelson Algren was 72 years old.
|Popular As||Nelson Algren|
|Age||72 years old|
|Born||March 28, 1909 (Michigan)|
Nelson Algren’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Nelson Algren was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
Author who wrote The Man with the Golden Arm, for which he won the National Book Award. His other successful works include Chicago, City on the Make (1951) and A Walk on the Wild Side (1956).
He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in journalism and subsequently worked for a local paper. He published his debut novel, Somebody in Boots, in 1935.
He was a three-time O. Henry Award winner for his short stories "A Bottle of Milk for Mother," "The Captain is Impaled," and "The Brother's House."
He wed his second wife, Betty Ann Jones, in 1965. Previously, he had been married to Amanda Kontowicz. He also had an affair with existentialist author Simone de Beauvoir.
He, like Anne Lindbergh , was a National Book Award winner.