Todhunter, John (pseudonym “Aureolus Paracelsus”) (M)

b. 30 December 1839. d. 25 October 1916. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Playwright and poet. Pseudonym: “Aureolus Paracelsus”. Born in Dublin to a Quaker family. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he studied medicine. Friends with the Yeats family. Moved to London in the 1870s, where he became closely connected with Irish literary circles. Involved with Irish Literary Society, Gaelic League, the Rhymers’ Club, and the Order of the Golden Dawn. Publications include *The Banshee and Other Poems* (1888). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SP, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
In a Gondola. (Suggested by Mendelssohn’s Andante in G minor, Book I. Lied 6 of the “Lieder ohne Worten”) 1866-11 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12207
In August 1871-07-01 The Dark Blue Poet 193
In September 1871-09 The Dark Blue Poet 599
John Ruskin 1900-03 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12340