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Robert Bridges

Robert BridgesAKA Robert Seymour Bridges

Born: 23-Oct-1844
Birthplace: Walmer, Kent, England
Died: 21-Apr-1930
Location of death: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Peter and St. Paul Churchyard, Yattendon, Berkshire, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Prometheus the Firegiver

Wife: Mary Monica Waterhouse (m. 1884)
Daughter: Elizabeth Daryush (poet, b. 1887, d. 1977)

    High School: Eton College
    University: Oxford University

    UK Poet Laureate 1913-30
    Royal College of Physicians 1900

Author of books:
The Growth of Love (1876, poetry)
Prometheus the Firegiver: A Mask in the Greek Manner (1884, poetry)
Nero (1885, poetry)
Eros and Psyche: A Narrative Poem in Twelve Measures (1885, poetry)
Return of Ulysses (1890, poetry)
Shorter Poems (1890-94, poetry, 2 vols.)
Poetical Works (1912, poetry)
The Necessity of Poetry (1918, poetry)
October and Other Poems (1920, poetry)
New Verse (1925, poetry)
The Tapestry: Poems (1925, poetry)
The Testament of Beauty (1929, poetry)


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