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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American Fireside Poet known for such lyrical works because the Melody of Hiawatha and Evangeline. Also an educator, he trained at both Bowdoin University and Harvard University. He released his initial poem, “The Fight of Lovell’s Fish-pond,” at age group thirteen. He translated Dante’s well-known Divine Comedy in the Italian. He was double wedded — to Mary Potter and Frances Appleton — and was widowed by both of his wives. He previously four daughters, Edith, Anne, Fanny and Alice, and two sons, Ernest and Charles. He was well-known for his 1860 traditional poem, “Paul Revere’s Trip.”

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