Housman, Alfred Edward

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Housman, Alfred Edward Gender: M
born on 26 March 1859 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Bromsgrove, England, 52n20, 2w03
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 05°29' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 08°27 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 10°10'

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Alfred Edward Housman


British writer and poet who wrote simple and direct, yet melancholy and pessimistic verse about human suffering. As a classical scholar and Latin teacher in London and at Cambridge University, he penned "A Shropshire Lad," 1896 and "The Name and Nature of Poetry," 1933. He was often a patron of male brothels in Paris.

Housman died on 4/30/1936, Cambridge, England.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1896 ("A Shropshire Lad")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1933 ("The Name and Nature of Poetry")

Source Notes

LMR quotes G. Watson, "Alfred E. Housman, A Divided Life"


  • Traits : Personality : Pessimist
  • Passions : Sexuality : Gay (Often visited male brothels)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Latin professor and teacher)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book