Edmund John

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Birthday
27, 1883
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 28, 1917 (33)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
27, 1883
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 28, 1917 (33)

About

British poet known for The Flute of Sardonyx and Symphonie Symbolique, among other works. He was a member of the controversial Uranian School of British poets.

Before Fame

He served in World War I. His first poetic work, The Flute of Sardonyx: Poems, was published in 1913.

Trivia

His work, modeled on the poetry of Algernon Charles Swinburne, was criticized for its decadence.

Family Life

He was a known pederast; as an adult, he sought romantic relationships with adolescent boys.

Associated With

He was born in the same year as fellow English poet Alfred Noyes.

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