Hogg, Robert (M)

Surname: Hogg
Forename(s): Robert
d. 1834. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet, song writer, and translator. Born at the end of the eighteenth century in Stobo, Scotland. Nephew of James Hogg (the Ettrick Shepherd), and his father was also a shepherd. Educated at the University of Edinburgh. Worked for the printer Ballantyne. Became J. G. Lockhart’s assistant at the Quarterly Review in 1825, and also worked as an amanuensis for Walter Scott. Became assistant editor of the Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal at its founding in 1832. Biographical information: Charles Rogers, editor, The Modern Scottish Minstrel, vol. 4, Adam and Charles Black, 1857, pp. 129-30. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Wish-Burst 1832-06-29 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3035
The First of May 1834-05-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Translator 3239
To Neæra 1840-07-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Translator 4406