Stevie Smith


Is Stevie Smith Dead or Still Alive? Stevie Smith Birthday and Date of Death

Stevie Smith

Stevie Smith Death

Stevie passed away on March 7, 1971 at the age of 68 in Ashburton, Devon, England. Stevie's cause of death was brain tumor.

Stevie Smith death quick facts:
  • When did Stevie Smith die?

    March 7, 1971
  • How did Stevie Smith die? What was the cause of death?

    Brain tumor
  • How old was Stevie Smith when died?

  • Where did Stevie Smith die? What was the location of death?

    Ashburton, Devon, England

Stevie Smith Birthday and Date of Death

Stevie Smith was born on September 20, 1902 and died on March 7, 1971. Stevie was 68 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: September 20, 1902
Date of Death: March 7, 1971
Age at Death: 68

Stevie Smith - Biography

Florence Margaret Smith, known as Stevie Smith was an English poet and novelist. Stevie Smith was born on 20 September 1902 in Hull in England. She was the second daughter of Ethel and Charles Smith. She was christened Florence Margaret, but always called Peggy by the family. She acquired the name Stevie as a young woman when she was riding in the park with a friend who said that she reminded him of the jockey, Steve Donaghue. She has awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 1969. Her first work was the fiction Novel on Yellow Paper was published in 1936 and drew heavily on her own life experience, examining the unrest in England during World War I. He Collected Poems of Stevie Smith (1975), illustrated with her Thurber-like sketches, includes her first book of poems, A Good Time Was Had by All (1937) and Not Waving but Drowning (1957), the title poem of which appears in many anthologies. Smith died of a brain tumor on March 7, 1971.