Graves, Alfred Perceval (M)

b. 22 July 1846. d. 27 December 1931. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Songwriter, poet, and school inspector. Born in Dublin. Protestant. Involved in the Welsh as well as Gaelic Revival movements. Head of the London Irish Literary Society and elected bard at the 1902 National Eisteddfod of Wales. Father of Robert Graves. Author of poetry volumes, including *Songs of Killarney* (1873), *Irish Songs and Ballads* (1880), and *Songs of Old Ireland* (1882). Biographical information: *ODNB*.

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 19
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Spring 1871-05-01 The Dark Blue Poet 172
The Rose of Kenmare 1871-06-01 The Dark Blue Poet 180
Dawn 1871-07-01 The Dark Blue Poet 194
Orpheus and Eurydice 1871-09 The Dark Blue Poet 598
How Galahad Came to Camelot. Being a fragment form a Song, sung by Merlin, at the great feast held by King Arthur, after the achievement of the Grail-Quest. 1871-11 The Dark Blue Poet 613
Irish Hush Song 1876 Good Words Poet 2612
Amœbæan 1877 Good Words Poet 2647
The Hour we Parted. An Irish Song. (Air, “The Fair Girl.”) 1877 Good Words Poet 2642
Irish Song 1878 Good Words Poet 2680
Irish Air (”’Twas a pretty day to be in Ballinderry”) 1878 Good Words Poet 2764
Love’s Song 1879 Good Words Poet 2786
Irish Lullaby 1879-11-08 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7093
Irish Ballad. Colleen Oge Astore 1880 Good Words Translator 3556
The Posy. A Ballad 1881 Good Words Poet 3909
Cucullain and Emer 1881 Good Words Poet 3665
If I Were King of Ireland 1900-08 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 13850
The Songs of Erin 1900-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14953
Roddy Mor the Rover 1900-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7803
The Killarney Hunt 1901-05 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 15002