Who is Carl Sandburg?

Carl Sandburg is an American poet. He was born on January 6, 1878, in Galesburg Illinois. His family was very poor so he had to drop out of school at a young age to help support his family, but he later went back to school where he started writing poetry. From there he moved to Milwaukee where he met and married his wife Lillian Steichen. He kept writing poetry his whole life until he died on July 22, 1967 in Flat Rock North Carolina.