Algernon Charles Swinburne

Algernon Charles Swinburne was an English writer, known as the inventor of a poetic form called the "roundel" as well as a famous contributor to the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Image: Algernon Charles Swinburne, portrait by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1860

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Swinburne’s poetry has been set in classic art song and choral works by several American poets, including Miriam Gideon, Victor Herbert, Margaret Ruthven Lang, Clara Kathleen Rogers, and Leo Smit.

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Books

Poems and Ballads and Atalanta in Calydon (Penguin Classics)

By Algernon Charles Swinburne

Major Poems and Selected Prose

By Algernon Charles Swinburne

Songs

Sheet Music

Songs, Op. 20

Composer(s): Clara Kathleen Rogers

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