Henry Lawson

Writer, Author

1867 – 1922

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Who was Henry Lawson?

Henry Lawson was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer". He was the son of the poet, publisher and feminist Louisa Lawson.

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Born
Jun 17, 1867
Grenfell
Also known as
  • Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson
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Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Lived in
  • New South Wales
Died
Sep 2, 1922
Sydney
Resting place
Waverley Cemetery

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