Burnand, Francis Cowley, Sir (M)

Surname: Burnand
Forename(s): Francis Cowley
b. 29 November 1836. d. 21 April 1917. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Playwright, poet, journalist, and humorist. Alternative signature: F. C. Burnand. Educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. Converted to Roman Catholicism in 1858. Married the actress Cecilia Victoria Ranoe on 31 March 1860, then married (on the continent) her sister in 1874. Editor of The Glow-Worm and on the staff of Fun. Became editor of Punch in 1880. Also had successful career as comic playwright and librettist. Worked with Arthur Sullivan. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Old Shepherd on His Pipe 1867-08-24 Once a Week Poet 13539