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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882



  • Existence: 1807 - 1882

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy and was one of the Fireside Poets from New England. Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, which was then still part of Massachusetts. He studied at Bowdoin College and became a professor at Bowdoin and later at Harvard College after spending time in Europe.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letters

Mss 833665
Identifier: Mss 833665
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