Joseph Grant

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Birthday
26, 1805
Birthplace
Scotland
DEATH DATE
Apr 14, 1835 (29)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
26, 1805
Birthplace
Scotland
DEATH DATE
Apr 14, 1835 (29)

About

Nineteenth-century Scottish poet remembered for his work in the English and Scots languages. His best-known works include Kincardineshire Traditions and Tales of the Glens: With Ballads and Songs.

Before Fame

He began writing poetry at the age of fourteen and, around this time, worked as an assistant shopkeeper.

Trivia

He worked for the Guardian newspaper in Dundee, Scotland.

Family Life

The son of Isabel and Robert Grant, he spent much of his youth on his family's farm in Kincardineshire, Scotland.

Associated With

He and William Sharp were both Scottish poets active during the nineteenth century.