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COMPLETE COLLECTION OF POEMS BY EDGAR ALLAN POE: The Raven, Alone, Annabel Lee, The Bells, Eldorado, Ulalume and morePoe, a great 19th-century American author, was born on Jan 19, 1809, in Boston, Mass. Both his parents died when Poe was two years old, and he was taken into the home of John Allan, a wealthy tobacco exporter of Richmond, Va. Although Poe was never legally adopted, he used his foster father's name as his middle name. After several years in a Richmod academy, Poe was sent to the University of Virginia. After a year, John Allan refused to give him more money, possibly because of Poe's losses at gambling.
Print Poe lived and worked in Baltimore for a good part of his life. In addition to his home and his gravesite at Westminster Hall, traces of Poe's life, and his death, can be found throughout the city. For more information on Poe and his life in Baltimore, visit the site Knowing Poe: The Literature, Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe... In Baltimore and Beyond . Also, you will find a wealth of information about Poe, such as essays, articles and the largest collection of Poe's works, at The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore .