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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|Evangeline, A Tale Of Arcadia||Henry Wadsworth Longfellow And Hal Holbrook||1963||Album|
|The Best Loved Poems Of Longfellow||Henry Wadsworth Longfellow And Hal Holbrook||1959||Album|
|The Song Of Hiawatha||Henry Wadsworth Longfellow And Harry Fleetwood||1959||Album|
|Treasury Of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow||Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Donald Hall||Album|