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(Biography) A(lfred) E(dward). 1859–1936, English poet and classical scholar, author of A Shropshire Lad (1896) and Last Poems (1922)


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A(lfred) E(dward), 1859–1936, English poet and classical scholar.
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Noun1.Housman - English poet (1859-1936)
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A varied programme of music and readings will mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, including works by Byrd, Vaughan Williams, Elgar and Handel, and poems by Hardy, Kipling and Housman amongst others.
The Weekend's opening recital is tomorrow evening in St Laurence's, when the much-loved baritone Roderick Williams (who has composed some Housman settings himself) is accompanied by Iain Burnside in a programme of songs by Somervell, Bennett and Finzi.
Liz Housman, director of marketing for Minnetonka, Minn.
Housman (1859-1936) belongs with the sexually tormented Victorian writers: the masochistic Swinburne; the impotent Carlyle and Ruskin; the repressed homosexuals: FitzGerald, Lear, Carroll, Pater, and Hopkins; and the unhappily married homosexuals: Symonds, Wilde, Barrie, and Maugham.
Housman does qualify, in no insignificant part, as a poet of the nineties.
Housman are rather unexpected; others, such as Thomas Hardy, are more often associated with peacetime poetry.
Housman, and died at the age of 91, the same year the cemetery was opened.
Housman presented "Multifamily Financing Alternatives," where he compared the underwriting and financing terms for Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Federal Housing Administration (FHA), conduits and banks.
FONEX is a model partner for RAD, for many reasons," said Mark Housman, Vice President of Sales for RAD Data Communications.
Probably because I understood Housman had something to do with the early part of the twentieth century, and I'd decided I was a modernist.
Housman used the "home is the sailor" line as part of a memorial to Robert Lewis Stevenson, who originally penned the words.