Tennyson, Alfred, 1809-1892 (1st Baron Tennyson, poet)
- Existence: 1809 - 1892
Alfred, 1st Baron Tennyson (1809-1892), poet, was born at Somersby, Lincolnshire, on 6 August 1809, son of the Revd Dr George Clayton Tennyson, rector of Somersby. He was educated mainly by his father, before entering Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1828. His many published poetic works include The princess (1847). He was made poet laureate in 1850. Lord Tennyson died on 6 October 1892, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Alfred, Lord Tennyson: MS of 2nd and 3rd stanzas of 'Hands all round, a national song', 1882 (Circa, undated)
Includes published score of 'Hands all round', music arranged by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, with Tennyson's MS annotations, including 'the original melody by Lady Tennyson'. The poem was published in amended form in 'Tiresias and other poems', 1885.
Correspondence from Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson [both in hand of Hallam Tennyson], 16 July 1885-29 Dec. 1889
Declines an invitation to 'Eumenides'
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