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  2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Wikipedia

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator. His original works include " Paul Revere's Ride ", The Song of Hiawatha , and Evangeline . He was the first American to completely translate Dante Alighieri 's Divine Comedy and was one of the fireside poets from New England.

  3. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Biography, Poems, & Facts

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, (born February 27, 1807, Portland, Massachusetts [now in Maine], U.S.—died March 24, 1882, Cambridge, Massachusetts), the most popular American poet in the 19th century, known for such works as The Song of Hiawatha (1855) and “Paul Revere’s Ride” (1863).

  4. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Poetry Foundation

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was one of the most widely known and best-loved American poets of the 19th century. He achieved a level of national and international prominence previously unequaled in the literary history of the United States and is one of the few American writers honored in the Poets’…

  5. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Poems, Childhood & Facts - Biography

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a famed 19th-century scholar, novelist and poet, known for works like 'Voices of the Night,' 'Evangeline' and 'The Song of Hiawatha.'. Updated: Jun 19, 2020.

  6. About Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Academy of American Poets

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine—then still part of Massachusetts—on February 27, 1807, the second son in a family of eight children. His mother, Zilpah Wadsworth, was the daughter of a Revolutionary War hero. His father, Stephen Longfellow, was a prominent Portland lawyer and later a member of Congress.

  7. 10 Greatest Poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    10 Greatest Poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (born February 27, 1807 – died March 24, 1882) was an American poet of the Romantic period. He served as a professor at Harvard University and was an adept linguist, traveling throughout Europe and immersing himself in European culture and poetry, which he emulated in ...

  8. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Longfellow House Washington's ...

    Portrait of Longfellow by Cephas Thompson, 1840. Introduction. Longfellow is one of the monumental cultural figures of nineteenth-century America, the nation's preeminent poet in his era, whose verse is notable for its lyric beauty, its gentle moralizing, and its immense popularity.

  9. The Song of Hiawatha - Wikipedia

    The Song of Hiawatha is an 1855 epic poem in trochaic tetrameter by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow which features Native American characters. The epic relates the fictional adventures of an Ojibwe warrior named Hiawatha and the tragedy of his love for Minnehaha , a Dakota woman.