Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Randall Jarrel 1914~1965

Marker ID: NHC 120
Location: near the entrance to the School, 700 Broadway, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 9.558    W 086° 46.882
  36.1593    -86.78136666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMAPQ


Distinguished poet, critic, novelist, and teacher. Born in Nashville; Hume-Fogg graduate 1931; Vanderbilt bachelor's and master's degrees. Served in U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II. Wrote about lossess of war and childhood innocence. Poet Laureate at the Library of Congress, 1956-58. Winner of National Book Award for poetry, 1960.

Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County