Vedder, David (M)

Surname: Vedder
Forename(s): David
d. 11 February 1854. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, translator, whaler, and tide surveyor. Born c. December 1789 in Deerness, Orkney. Founded the Edinburgh Literary Gazette in 1830. Authored a biography of Walter Scott. Published prolifically in periodicals, magazines, and anthologies. Poetry volumes include The Pictorial Gift-Book of Lays and Lithographs (1848; with lithographer Frederick Schenck) and Poems, Lyrics, and Sketches (1855). Biographical information: ODNB. (AC, BGL)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
A Norwegian Lyric 1838-07-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Translator 3604
New Theory of the Heart 1838-09-29 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3631
The Wives of Weinsberg 1848-01-15 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5951