Gordon Bottomley

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Birthday
20, 1874
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 25, 1948 (74)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1874
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 25, 1948 (74)

About

British poet known for such collections as Chambers of Imagery and A Vision of Giorgione. Also a verse dramatist, he wrote The Crier by Night, Britain's Daughter, and many other plays.

Before Fame

He grew up in Yorkshire as the only child of Alfred and Maria Bottomley. At the age of seven, he began suffering from tuberculosis.

Trivia

He was an avid art collector and eventually donated his six hundred paintings to the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery.

Family Life

He married Emily Burton in 1905.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and other Romantic poets.

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