Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (M)

Surname: Longfellow
Forename(s): Henry Wadsworth
b. 27 February 1807. d. 24 March 1882. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Major poet, editor, translator, and professor of modern languages. Born in Portland, Maine. Educated at Bowdoin College. Prolific popular poet. Poetry volumes include Evangeline (1847) and The Song of Hiawatha (1855). Translated Dante’s Divine Comedy (1867). Married twice, Mary Storer Potter in 1831 and Fanny Appleton in 1843. Biographical information: ANB. (CC, SP)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 10
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Footsteps of Angels 1844-03-30 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5416
A Psalm of Life. What the heart of the young man said to the psalmist 1845-12-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5849
Maidenhood 1849-02-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6006
The Fire of Drift-Wood 1850-03-23 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6064
The Light of the Stars 1854-11-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6261
The Two Locks of Hair 1854-11-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Translator 6249
The Kalif of Baldacca 1864-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14284
Palingenesis 1864-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14288
Killed at the Ford 1866-04-14 Once a Week Poet 13426
Daylight and Moonlight 1886-05 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14986