Latto, Thomas C. (M)

b. 1 December 1818. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet, translator, editor, and songwriter. Born in Kingsbarns, Fife. Educated at the University of St. Andrews. Emigrated to the United States in 1851. Contributed to *Whistle Binkie*, *Ladies’ Own Journal*, *Blackie’s Book of Scottish Song*, and the *Glasgow Citizen*. Founder and editor of the *Scottish American Journal*. Translated Danish, Swedish, and Icelandic poetry. Author of *The Minister’s Kail-Yard, and Other Poems* (1845). Biographical information: James Grant Wilson, *The Poets and Poetry of Scotland*, vol. 2, Harper Brothers, 1876, pp. 410-11; John D. Ross, editor, *Scottish Poets in America, with Biographical and Critical Notices*, Pagan & Ross, 1889, pp. 9-12; Reilly, *Late-Victorian Poetry*, p. 270. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Verses Written After a Visit to the Grave of Sir Walter Scott in 1842 1842-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10812