page contents
 

Bertram Lester Weber (1885-1962) was an IWW poet.


Bertram Lester Weber "was born in Chicago in 1885, of an Irish mother and a German father, and...worked as a clerk at the Chicago Board of Health." Weber "inhabited Chicago's artistic Bohemia.... [A]longside fellow avant-gardists, [Weber] was prominent in the zany Dill Pickle Club." Weber "died in Wisconsin in June 1962."—Archie Green, David Roediger, Franklin Rosemont, and Salvatore Salerno, The Big Red Songbook (2007)


A. F. of L. Sympathy
Though They Promise
The Workingman's Crime

Leave a comment:

  •  

Songbooks

Serving Working Folk Since 2010