Obituary of A. E. Housman

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A. E. Housman

Alfred Edward Housman (born March 26, 1859 in Bromsgrove, England) was a poet and scholar who was best known for his editions of Roman poets and for his intelligent commentaries. He was also know for his 1896 poem collection, “A Shropshire Lad” and his 1922 poem collection, “Last Poems.” A. E. died on April 30, 1936 and his death was possibly because of natural causes. He died at age 77.

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A. E. Housman Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Housman, Alfred
    • Common Name: A. E. Housman
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Bromsgorve, England
    • Birth Date: March 26, 1859
    • Age: 77 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Atheist
    • Net Worth: $1.5 million
    • Nationality: British
    • Favorite Food: Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream
    • Favorite Color: Yellow (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Alfred's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Alfred Edward Housman
    • Father: Edward Housman
    • Mother: Sarah Jane Housman
    • Brother(s):
      • Laurence Housman (July 18, 1865-February 20, 1959)
    • Sister(s):
      • Clemence Housman (November 23, 1861-December 6, 1955)
    • Spouse/Partner:
    • Not  Married - Single - Dating?

Death Notice:

  • Date: April 30 1936 at age 77
  • Place: Cambridge, England
  • Cause of Death: Natural causes (unspecified)
  • Interment: Cremated and ashes buried at St. Lawrence’s Church in Ludlow, England

Category Tags:

PoetScholar British Born on March 26th Born in 1859 Died in 1936 Died at age 77 Died from Natural causes

Alfred's Notable Roles:

  • A Shropshire Lane
  • Last Poems

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