Leigh, Henry Sambrooke (M)

Surname: Leigh
Forename(s): Henry Sambrooke
b. 29 March 1837. d. 16 June 1883. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, translator, editor, and playwright. Alternative signature: “H. S. Leigh.” Born in London. Author of several volumes of poetry including Carols of Cockayne (1869), Gillott and Goosequill (1871), and Strains from the Strand (1882). Translated foreign operas, usually French comic ones, before writing his own, which were performed in London. Editor of Jeux d’Esprit Written and Spoken by French and English Wits and Humorists (1877). Biographical information: ODNB. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“Behind the Scenes” 1864-08-13 Once a Week Poet 683