Clerke, Ellen M. (F)

Surname: Clerke
Forename(s): Ellen Mary
b. 26 September 1840. d. 2 March 1906. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Linguist, translator, poet, novelist. Born in Skibbereen, County Cork, to a Catholic family. Sister of astronomer Agnes Mary Clerke. Moved with her family to Dublin in 1861, and then to Queenstown (Cobh) in 1863. Lived in Italy 1867 to 1877, and then London with her family. Extensive periodical contributor. Author of Fable and Song in Italy (1899), The Flying Dutchman, and Other Poems (1881). Biographical information: Orlando, DIB, Colman 54-5. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Flowers of Fire 1894-10 The Yellow Book Translator 782