Latto, Thomas C. (M)

Surname: Latto
Forename(s): Thomas Carstairs
b. 1 December 1818. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet, translator, editor, and songwriter. Born in Kingsbarns, Fife. Educated at the University of St. Andrews. Emigrated to the United States in 1851. Contributed to Whistle Binkie, Ladies’ Own Journal, Blackie’s Book of Scottish Song, and the Glasgow Citizen. Founder and editor of the Scottish American Journal. Translated Danish, Swedish, and Icelandic poetry. Author of The Minister’s Kail-Yard, and Other Poems (1845). Biographical information: James Grant Wilson, The Poets and Poetry of Scotland, vol. 2, Harper Brothers, 1876, pp. 410-11; John D. Ross, editor, Scottish Poets in America, with Biographical and Critical Notices, Pagan & Ross, 1889, pp. 9-12; Reilly, Late-Victorian Poetry, p. 270. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Verses Written After a Visit to the Grave of Sir Walter Scott in 1842 1842-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10812