Orred, Meta (F)

Surname: Orred
Forename(s): Meta Caroline
b. 1845. d. 6 May 1925. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Novelist and poet. Born in Scotland 1845 or 1846; died in England. Unmarried. Noted for the poem In the Gloaming (from Poems [1874]), set to music in 1877 and hugely popular. Other volumes include Berthold and Other Poems (1878), Ave (all’ Anima Mia) (1880), A Dream-Alphabet, and Other Poems (1888), In a Wild Garden by the Sea and Other Poems (1908). Biographical information: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meta_Orred (18 March 2020); Reilly, Late Victorian Poetry, p. 362; In the Circulating Library. (AC, SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“The Last Gift” 1892-11 Atalanta Poet 2238