Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth (M)

Surname: Boyesen
Forename(s): Hjalmar Hjorth
b. 23 September 1848. d. 4 October 1895. Nationality: Norwegian-American. VIAF.
Novelist, short story writer, poet, reviewer, literary critic, and professor of languages. Born in Norway. Educated at the Royal Fredriks University. Emigrated to the USA in 1869. Professor of European languages at Cornell University (1874-1880), and then Columbia College (from 1881). Well connected with American literary circles, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Mark Twain, and Edmund Clarence Stedman. Married Lillie Keen in 1878. Biographical information: ANB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Ingé, the Boy-King 1889-01 Atalanta Poet 1844