Dylan Thomas died at age thirty-nine in 1953 in New York City after drinking eighteen straight whiskeys in a bar and lapsing into a coma.
- How did Thomas Chatterton (1752-70) die?
- Did Bob Dylan ever meet Woody Guthrie?
- What did Thomas Edison use as a filament in the first successful electric light bulb?
- To whose funeral in 1885 did Tennyson send a wreath inscribed “To the World’s Greatest Poet”?
- Did Chilean poet Pablo Neruda live to see the 1973 coup by right-wing General Pinochet?