HALL, RICHARD (1817 - 1866), poet

Name: Richard Hall
Date of birth: 1817
Date of death: 1866
Gender: Male
Occupation: poet
Area of activity: Poetry
Author: Gwyn Jones

He lived most and perhaps all of his life at Brecon, where he kept a pharmacy. In 1850 he published A Tale of the Past and Other Poems, with a dedication to Eliza Cook. He was self-confessedly content with the lower slopes of that Parnassus whose peak he judged Eliza Cook to have scaled. He died 25 January 1866 and was buried in Llanspyddyd churchyard.


Published date: 1959

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