Miller, Cincinnatus Heine (pseudonym “Joaquin Miller”) (M)

Surname: Miller
Forename(s): Cincinnatus Heine
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

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Kit Carson’s Ride 1871-07 The Dark Blue Poet 185