Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood

Born: May 17, 1799

Died: May 3, 1845

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Thomas Hood was a British humorist and poet. His son, Tom Hood, became a well known playwright and editor.

Source/Notes: From the poem "A Black Job". Source: The Choice Works of Thomas Hood, 1854, p. 136

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Source/Notes: As quoted in "Life and Literature: Over two thousand extracts from ancient and modern writers, and classified in alphabetical order" by J. Purver Richardson, 1910