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Walter Savage Landor

Walter Savage Landor Biography

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ABOUT
A British author and lyric poet, he is remembered for such works as Imaginary Conversations and Rose Aylmer. Over the course of his seven-decade literary career, he published not only poems, but also prose and epigrams.
BEFORE FAME
He studied at Trinity College, Oxford. He later fought in the Napoleonic Wars, an experience that inspired a drama entitled Count Julian.

FAMILY LIFE
He had a love affair with Nancy Evans before marrying Julia Thuillier in 1811.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He was a friend of the renowned poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
TRIVIA
He wrote more than three hundred poems in Latin.

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