Henry Abbey

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Birthday
11, 1842
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 7, 1911 (68)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
11, 1842
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 7, 1911 (68)

About

American Romantic poet whose best-known poems include "The Bedouin's Rebuke" and "What Do We Plant When We Plant a Tree?" His poetry collections include Dream of Love and The City of Success.

Before Fame

He published his first literary work, May Dreams, in 1862.

Trivia

He worked as assistant editor of the Rondout Courier.

Family Life

He was born in New York and was the son of a relatively prosperous farm products merchant. He married Mary Louise DuBois in 1865.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of Percy Bysshe Shelley.