Miller, Cincinnatus Heine (pseud. Joaquin Miller) (M)

b. 8 September 1837. d. 17 February 1913. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, publisher, and frontiersman. Pseudonym: “Joaquin Miller.” Attended Columbia College for three months in 1857-1858. Adopted the name “Joaquin” in the late 1850s as a show of support for the Mexican desperado Joaquin Murieta. Founded and edited the short-lived *Review*. Became popular in England as a writer of the stereotypical Western America and toured extensively throughout Europe. Poetry volumes include *Songs of the Sierras* (1871), *Songs of Italy* (1878), *Songs of the Soul* (1896). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Kit Carson’s Ride 1871-07-01 The Dark Blue Poet 185