• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Wadsworth_Longfellow 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 Fireside Poets from New England.. Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, which was then still part of Massachusetts.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Biography, Poems, & Facts ...

    www.britannica.com/biography/Henry-Wadsworth-Longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the most popular American poet in the 19th century. His notable works included The Song of Hiawatha and ‘Paul Revere’s Ride.’ Longfellow’s poems typically featured sweetness, simplicity, and a romantic vision shaded by melancholy. Learn more about his life and career.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: A Maine Historical Society Web ...

    www.hwlongfellow.org Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a commanding figure in the cultural life of nineteenth-century America. Born in Portland, Maine, in 1807, he became a national literary figure by the 1850s, and a world- famous personality by the time of his death in 1882. He was a traveler, a linguist, and a romantic who identified with the great traditions of ...
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Author, Poet - Biography

    www.biography.com/writer/henry-wadsworth-longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a famed 19th century scholar, novelist and poet, known for works like 'Voices of the Night,' 'Evangeline' and 'The Song of Hiawatha.'
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Poetry Foundation

    www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/henry-wadsworth-longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was one of the most widely known and best-loved American poets of the 19th century. He achieved a level of national and international prominence previously unequaled in the literary history of the United States and is one of the few American writers honored in the Poets’ Corner of Westminster Abbey—in fact, he is believed to be the first as his bust was installed ...
  • About Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Academy of American Poets

    poets.org/poet/henry-wadsworth-longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine—then still part of Massachusetts—on February 27, 1807, the second son in a family of eight children. His mother, Zilpah Wadsworth, was the daughter of a Revolutionary War hero. His father, Stephen Longfellow, was a prominent Portland lawyer and later a member of Congress.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Longfellow House Washington's ...

    www.nps.gov/long/learn/historyculture/henry-wadsworth-longfellow.htm Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, c. 1855. Poetry. The nature of Longfellow's poetic genius is elusive, hard to pin down, though it may help to recall that first and foremost he was a public poet. That is to say, he always wrote with his audience in mind, paternally consoling and uplifting them in lyrics, ballads, odes, sonnets, verse dramas, and the ...
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882) - Genealogy

    www.geni.com/people/Henry-Longfellow/6000000000286188363 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and "Evangeline". He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five members of the group known as the Fireside Poets.
  • Poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - poets.org

    poets.org/poems/henry-wadsworth-longfellow Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the "Fireside Poets," wrote lyrical poems about history, mythology, and legend that were popular and widely translated, making him the most famous American of his day.
  • Longfellow's Works - Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

    www.hwlongfellow.org/works_evangeline.shtml Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's first epic poem, Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie, published in 1847, is a story of loss and devotion set against the deportation of the Acadian people in 1755.The poem elevated Longfellow to be the most famous writer in America and has had a lasting cultural impact, especially in Nova Scotia and Louisiana, where most of the poem is set.