Rossetti, William Michael (M)

b. 25 September 1829. d. 5 February 1919. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, art critic, translator, and literary editor. Brother of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Christina Rossetti. Member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, formed in 1848, and associated with the movement his whole life. Longtime employee of the Excise Office from 1845-1894. An admirer and biographer of Percy Shelley, authoring many articles about him for *The Athenaeum*, as well as a multi-volume memoir. Married painter Lucy Madox Brown, daughter of painter Ford Madox Brown, in 1874. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Shelley’s Heart. To Edward John Trelawny 1871-03-01 The Dark Blue Poet 161