Bayne, Peter (pseud. Ellis Brandt) (M)

b. 19 October 1830. d. 10 February 1896. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, translator, essayist, editor, literary critic, historian, and journalist. Pseudonym: “Ellis Brandt.” Held progressive liberal views. Born at Fodderty, Ross-shire. Father was a Church of Scotland minister. Educated at Inverness Academy, Aberdeen Grammar School, and Aberdeen University. Studied theology at Edinburgh’s New College. Abandoned the ministry due to ill health and began to work as a journalist. Briefly edited *The Glasgow Commonwealth* and *The Witness*. Edited *The Dial* in London (1860-1862), but it collapsed and left him in debt. Edited the *Weekly Review* (1862-1865). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Burn 1890-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8382
A Song of Love and May. (Freely translated from Goethe) 1890-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 8409