Walter De la Mare

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Birthday
25, 1873
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 22, 1956 (83)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1873
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 22, 1956 (83)

About

British poet, fiction writer, supernatural story writer, and children's author who is known for such poems and stories as "The Listeners," "Out of the Deep," and "Seaton's Aunt."

Before Fame

He published his first work, "Songs of Childhood," under the pseudonym of Walter Ramal.

Trivia

He supported his family and his literary pursuits by working for Standard Oil in London for nearly two decades.

Family Life

He was married to actress Elfrida "Elfie" Ingpen, with whom he had four children.

Associated With

His house was on the same London street where poet Lord Tennyson had once lived.