Sidney Lanier

Sidney Clopton Lanier (February 3, 1842 – September 7, 1881) was an American musician, poet and author. He served in the Confederate States Army as a private, worked on a blockade-running ship for which he was imprisoned (resulting in his catching tuberculosis), taught, worked at a hotel where he gave musical performances, was a church organist, and worked as a lawyer. As a poet he sometimes used dialects. Many of his poems are written in heightened, but often archaic, American English. He became a flautist and sold poems to publications. He eventually became a professor of literature at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and is known for his adaptation of musical meter to poetry. Many schools, other structures and two lakes are named for him, and he became hailed in the South as the "poet of the Confederacy". A 1972 US postage stamp honored him as an "American poet". Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1899
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1883
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1971
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1899
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1880
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1973
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1891
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1969
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1969
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1907
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1867
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1945
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1969
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1867
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    by Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
    Published 1898
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    Musical Score Book
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    by Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?
    Published 1882
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