Tannahill, Robert (M)

Surname: Tannahill
Forename(s): Robert
b. 3 June 1774. d. 17 May 1810. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Working-class poet and songwriter, writing mainly in Scots. Born in Paisley. Worked as a cotton weaver. In 1805, founded Paisley Burns Club and published his own volume of poems, The Soldier’s Return. Biographical information: ODNB. (JH)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
3. (“O laddie, can ye leave me?”) 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14079
1. (“I’ll lay me on the wintry lea”) 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14077
2. (“Meg of the Glen set aff to the fair”) 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14078