Joaquin Miller


originally published:
Canyon City, Oregon


  • First Book(1868)

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bio notes:
born: 9/8/1837
died: 2/17/1913
born as: Cincinnatus Heine Miller

American poet and journalist whose best work conveys a sense of the majesty and excitement of the Old West. His best-known poem is "Columbus," with its refrain, "On, sail on!" once familiar to millions of American schoolchildren. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature