Le Gallienne, Richard (M)

Surname: Le Gallienne
Forename(s): Richard Thomas
b. 20 January 1866. d. 15 September 1947. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, essayist, and fiction writer. Born in Liverpool. Educated at Liverpool College. Reviewer for The Academy and The Star. Friends with Oliver Wendell Holmes and Wilson Barrett. Had a brief homosexual affair with Oscar Wilde. A founding member of the Rhymers’ Club, although left the group in 1892. Emigrated to the U. S. in 1903, moving to Paris in 1930. Poetry volumes include My Ladies Sonnets (1887), Volumes in Folio (1892). Biographical information: ODNB; Neil Mckenna, The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde (Basic Books, 2005) pp. 85-91. (SCM, BGL)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Autumn 1890-11 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14907
Tree-Worship 1894-04 The Yellow Book Poet 768
Home . . . 1895-01 The Yellow Book Poet 791
Song 1895-04 The Yellow Book Poet 803