James Sibley Watson

James Sibley Watson Jr., born August 10, 1894, in Rochester, New York, was a medical doctor, editor, photographer, filmmaker, and translator. From 1920 to 1929, he was the co-publisher and unofficial editor of the Modernist literary magazine The Dial, for which he sometimes provided anonymous poems and translations, including one of the earliest translations of Arthur Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell. He died on March 31, 1982.