Hunter, Anne (F)

d. 7 January 1821. Nationality: English.
Poet, song writer, and salon hostess. Née Home. Born on 13 March 1742 or 1743. Married John Hunter on 22 July 1771. Initiated a series of social literary parties in 1786. Among her closest friends were Elizabeth Carter, Mary Delany, Elizabeth Montagu, Hester Thrale, and Joanna Baillie. Author of *Nine Canzonetts for Two Voices* in 1782, for which she wrote both the words and music. Contributed to *The Lark* and *The Charmer*. Author of several volumes of poetry including *Poems* (1802) and *The Sports of the Genii* (1804). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC, JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“The sun sets in night, and the stars shun the day” 1819-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7832
A Sonnet in the Manner of Petrarch 1879-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14889
To the Nightingale On her Leaving E—C—1784—By Mrs. Dr. Hunter—London 1879-06 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14888