William Henry Drummond

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1854 – 1907

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Who was William Henry Drummond?

William Henry Drummond was an Irish-born Canadian poet whose humorous dialect poems made him "one of the most popular authors in the English-speaking world," and "one of the most widely-read and loved poets" in Canada.

"His first book of poetry, The Habitant, was extremely successful, establishing for him a reputation as a writer of dialect verse that has faded since his death."

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Born
Apr 13, 1854
Nationality
  • Canada
Education
  • McGill University
Lived in
  • Montreal
Died
Apr 6, 1907

Submitted
on July 23, 2013