Hogg, Robert (M)

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

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