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Franklin P. Adams, or F. P. A. as he was known to his readers, was best . Much of Adams's material from his column has been reprinted in book form. The Melancholy Lute: Selected Songs of Thirty Years, Viking (New York, NY), 1936. as he was known to his readers, was best known for his witty and satirical column "The Conning Tower," which was syndicated in the New York Tribune, the New York World, the New York Herald Tribune and the New York Post.

Adams was born Franklin Leopold Adams to Moses and Clara Schlossberg Adams in. .The Melancholy Lute (1936) featured Adams' selections from three decades of his work.

Adams was born Franklin Leopold Adams to Moses and Clara Schlossberg Adams in Chicago on November 15, 1881. He changed his middle name to "Pierce" when he had a Jewish confirmation ceremony at age 13. Adams graduated from the Armour Scientific Academy (now Illinois Institute of Technology) in 1899, attended the University of Michigan for one year and worked in insurance. The following year he moved to the New York Evening Mail, where he worked from 1904 to 1913 and began his column, then called "Always in Good Humor", which used reader contributions.

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Franklin Pierce Adams was an American newspaper columnist, translator, poet, and radio personality whose humorous syndicated column The Conning Tower earned him the reputation of godfather of the contemporary.

Franklin Pierce Adams was an American newspaper columnist, translator, poet, and radio personality whose humorous syndicated column The Conning Tower earned him the reputation of godfather of the contemporary newspaper column. He wrote primarily under his initials, . He also served in the military intelligence wing of the . Army during the World War I, during which time he also simultaneously authored a column for a newspaper. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States. Adams’ newspaper career began in 1903, with the Chicago Journal. The next year he went to New York, where he wrote for several newspapers

selected songs of thirty years. by Franklin P. At head of title: Franklin P.

selected songs of thirty years. Published 1936 by The Viking press in New York. viii, 191 p. Number of pages.

Biography: Adams, Franklin Pierce. The next year he went to New York, where he wrote for several newspapers. Adams' poetry is light and conventionally rhymed

Biography: Adams, Franklin Pierce. b. Nov. 15, 1881, Chicago d. March 23, 1960, New York City byname . newspaper columnist, translator, poet, and radio personality whose humorous syndicated column "The Conning Tower" earned him the reputation of godfather of the contemporary newspaper column. Adams' newspaper career began in 1903, with the Chicago Journal. Adams' poetry is light and conventionally rhymed. He hated free verse and was never slow in expressing this opinion.

Time Period1881 - 1960. His verse is collected in 10 volumes, beginning with Tobogganning on Parnassus (1911); the final volume, The Melancholy Lute (1936), is Adams' selection from 30 years of his writing

Time Period1881 - 1960. His verse is collected in 10 volumes, beginning with Tobogganning on Parnassus (1911); the final volume, The Melancholy Lute (1936), is Adams' selection from 30 years of his writing. In 1938, Adams became one of the panel of experts on the radio show "Information, Please. He achieved almost instant popularity for his humour and erudition, and his name became something of a household word in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s. Poems of Franklin P. Browse by Poem Title.

In reply, Franklin expressed sincere concern for Adams's health .

In reply, Franklin expressed sincere concern for Adams's health, and said that while he had no further information on Jefferson, he very much doubted the truth of the story of his having been taken prisoner. In mid-October, so low he could see no hope or purpose in anything, Adams wrote as downhearted a letter as any he ever sent to Congress. Poems and songs were written in celebration of American independence; engraved portraits were published of the American heroes Washington and Adams.

The melancholy lute : selected songs of thirty years ... ebook
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