William Sharp

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Birthday
12, 1855
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Dec 12, 1905 (50)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
12, 1855
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Dec 12, 1905 (50)

About

A prolific writer and poet of late nineteenth- century Scotland, he is known for works such as Earth's Voices, A Fellowe and His Wife, and The Children of Tomorrow. He wrote some of his works, including Mountain Lovers and The Laughter of Peterkin, under a pseudonym.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Glasgow in the early 1870s and briefly worked at a law office.

Trivia

He occasionally wrote under the female pen name of Fiona MacLeod. This fact remained a secret throughout his career.

Family Life

He was romantically involved with fellow writer Edith Wingate Rinder.

Associated With

He and W.B. Yeats were literary contemporaries.