Wilbur
biographical name Richard Purdy 1921- American poet & translator; poet laureate (1987-88)

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  • Wilbur — is may refer to:urname* Cornelia B. Wilbur * Curtis D. Wilbur * George P. Wilbur * John Wilbur * Marcia Wilbur * Paul Wilbur * Ray Lyman Wilbur * Richard Wilbur, United States Poet Laureate and two time Pulitzer Prize winner * Todd WilburGiven… …   Wikipedia

  • Wilbur — ist der Familienname mehrerer Personen: Curtis D. Wilbur (1867–1954), amerikanischer Politiker Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875–1949), amerikanischer Politiker Richard Wilbur (* 1921), amerikanischer Dichter und Schriftsteller Wilbur ist der Vorname von:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wilbur —   [ wɪlbə], Richard Purdy, amerikanischer Lyriker, * New York 1. 3. 1921; unterrichtete an verschiedenen Universitäten in Neuengland, seit 1977 am Smith College in Northampton (Massachusetts). Wilburs Gedichte, u. a. von Marianne Moore und der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wilbur — Wilbur, WA U.S. town in Washington Population (2000): 914 Housing Units (2000): 480 Land area (2000): 1.343810 sq. miles (3.480452 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.343810 sq. miles (3.480452 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wilbur — m English: transferred use of a comparatively rare surname, which is now a fairly common given name, especially in America. The surname probably derives from a medieval female name composed of the Old English elements will will, desire + burh… …   First names dictionary

  • Wilbur — [wil′bər] n. [OE Wilburh: prob. a place name < * Wiligburh, lit., willow town] a masculine name …   English World dictionary

  • Wilbur — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le nom de Wilbur peut se rapporter à : Sommaire 1 Patronyme 2 Prénom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wilbur — /wil beuhr/, n. 1. Richard, born 1921, U.S. poet: U.S. poet laureate since 1987. 2. Also, Wilber. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning wild boar. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wilbur — noun transferred from the surname. See Also: Wilberforce …   Wiktionary

  • Wilbur — englischer Name, Bedeutung angelehnt an einen Familiennamen …   Deutsch namen

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