Edward Fitzgerald

Edward Fitzgerald

Born: March 31, 1809

Died: July 14, 1883

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Edward Marlborough FitzGerald, born Edward Marlborough Purcell, was an English writer, best known as the poet of the first and most famous English translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

Source/Notes: Letters and Literary Remains (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781419129766

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Source/Notes: Letters and Literary Remains (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781419129766
Source/Notes: English Poetry II: Collins to Fitzgerald (2010 edition), Cosimo, Inc. - ISBN: 9781616401573

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Fitzgerald to His Friends: Selected Letters of Edward FitzGerald (1979) edited by Alethea Hayter, p. 178.