Baring, Maurice (M)

b. 27 April 1874. d. 14 December 1945. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, correspondent, memoirist, playwright, and novelist. Born in London. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. War correspondent in Manchuria for the *Morning Post* during the Russo-Japanese War, then stayed in St. Petersburg as a special correspondent. Author of his autobiography *The Puppet Show of Memory* (1922), memoirs based on his war experience, and two plays *The Black Prince* (1902) and *Gaston de Foix* (1903). Appointed Order of the British Empire in 1918 for his service as a staff officer of the Royal Air Force during World War I. Friends with Auberon Herbert. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
II (“You were the Queen of evening, and the skies”) 1896-01 The Yellow Book Poet 10292
I (“Because she listened to the quiring spheres”) 1896-01 The Yellow Book Poet 996