Mackay, George Eric (M)

Surname: Mackay
Forename(s): George Eric
b. 25 January 1835. d. 2 June 1898. Nationality: English.
Poet. Half brother of the author Marie Corelli whom he relied on for financial support during the last 15 years of his life. Born in London. Briefly lived in Italy where he tried to start two newspapers, The Roman Times and Il Paliglotta, that both failed. Author of several volumes of poetry including Songs of Love and Death (1865). Biographical information: Curran Index; Reilly, Mid-Victorian Poetry, p. 293; “Marie Corelli”, DLB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Sisters 1863-06-13 Once a Week Poet 493
The Lass of Aben-Hall 1863-06-20 Once a Week Poet 496