Fitzgerald, Edward (M)

b. 31 March 1809. d. 14 June 1883. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, translator, and composer. Born Edward Purcell; in 1818, his mother inherited her father’s fortune and changed the family name. Contributed poetry to *The Athenaeum* and *Year Book*. Fitzgerald married Lucy Barton in 1856, though the marriage lasted for less than a year. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SP)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 8
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Old Beau 1834 The Keepsake Poet 3857
The Merchant and his Daughter 1834 The Keepsake Poet 3864
The Sledge 1835 The Keepsake Poet 3875
Lord Surrey and the Fair Geraldine 1835 The Keepsake Poet 3867
Stanzas, Addressed While the Author was on the Continent, To – 1837 The Keepsake Poet 4447
“Chronomoros” 1840-12-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5241
A Paraphrase by Edward FitzGerald of the Speech of Paullus Æmilius in Livy, lib. xlv. c. 41 1889-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8525
Omar Khayyam’s Rubaiyyat. A Few of the Quatrains Untranslated by Fitzgerald, Literally Rendered in the Metre and According to the Rhyme of the Originals 1890-12 The Cornhill Magazine Translator 12415