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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807-1882 US, Portland, Maine
of Spoken Word

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, and was one of the five Fireside Poets.Longfellow wrote many lyric poems known for their musicality and often presenting stories of mythology and legend. He became the most popular American poet of his day and also had success overseas. He has been criticized, however, for imitating European styles and writing specifically for the masses.

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Afternoon In Febuary By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on The Poetry Of Death - Volume 1 by Various Artists
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Title Artist Year Type
Evangeline, A Tale Of ArcadiaHenry Wadsworth Longfellow And Hal Holbrook1963Album
The Best Loved Poems Of LongfellowHenry Wadsworth Longfellow And Hal Holbrook1959Album
The Song Of HiawathaHenry Wadsworth Longfellow And Harry Fleetwood1959Album
Treasury Of Henry Wadsworth LongfellowHenry Wadsworth Longfellow, Donald HallAlbum
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