Housman, Alfred Edward
|born on||26 March 1859 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )|
|Place||Bromsgrove, England, 52n20, 2w03|
|Timezone||GMT h0e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||05°29' 08°27 Asc. 10°10'|
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.
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1896 ("A Shropshire Lad")
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1933 ("The Name and Nature of Poetry")
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