Orred, Meta (F)

b. 1845. d. 6 May 1925. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Novelist and poet. Born in Scotland 1845 or 1846; died in England. Unmarried. Noted for the poem “In the Gloaming” (from *Poems* [1874]), set to music in 1877 and hugely popular. Other volumes include *Berthold and Other Poems* (1878), *Ave (all’ Anima Mia)* (1880), *A Dream-Alphabet, and Other Poems* (1888), *In a Wild Garden by the Sea and Other Poems* (1908). Biographical information: *Wikipedia*, <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meta_Orred> (18 March 2020); Reilly, *Late Victorian Poetry*, p. 362; *In the Circulating Library*. (AC, SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“The Last Gift” 1892-11 Atalanta Poet 2238