Henry Austin Dobson

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Birthday
18, 1840
Birthplace
Plymouth, England
Death Date
Sep 2, 1921 (81)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1840
Birthplace
Plymouth, England
Death Date
Sep 2, 1921 (81)

About

English poet, author, and biographer known for Vignettes in Rhyme, At the Sign of the Lyre, and other works. A posthumous collection of his complete works was published in 1923.

Before Fame

He was the son of a civil engineer. Initially, he pursued this career himself.

Trivia

His poem "Before Sedan" was transformed in 2005 into a song by the metal band Industrial Frost.

Family Life

He was born in Plymouth, England. He married Frances Mary Beardmore in 1868.

Associated With

Author George Eliot promoted Dobson's early literary work.