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Emma Lazarus


New York-born poet known on her behalf 1883 sonnet “THE BRAND NEW Colossus,” that was etched on the bottom from the Statue of Liberty. She also released a multi-part poem known as “Epochs.” Early in her existence, she discovered French, German, and Italian and in addition studied both English and American books. She was a co-founder from the Hebrew Complex Institute in NY. She got six siblings and was created right into a Sephardic Jewish category of Portuguese history. She corresponded with Ralph Waldo Emerson for quite some time.

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Full Name Emma Lazarus
Date Of Birth July 22, 1849
Died November 19, 1887, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Profession Poet
Nationality American
Parents Moses Lazarus, Esther Nathan
Star Sign Cancer

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1 Her poem "The New Colossus" is inscribed at the base of the Statue of Liberty.



American Experience TV Series documentary poem "The New Colossus" - 7 episodes, 1999 writer - 1 episode, 1999
Adventures from the Book of Virtues 1996 TV Series poem "The New Colossus" - 1 episode
War Comes to America 1945 Documentary poem "The New Colossus" - uncredited

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