[Editor: This article provides links to some biographical information about Henry Lawson; for various works by him, click here.]
Henry Lawson was born on the Grenfell goldfields, New South Wales, on 17 June 1867. He died in Sydney on 2 September 1922.
Works about Henry Lawson:
[Arranged by date.]
To a Dead Mate [5 September 1922]
Poem by C. J. Dennis, written as a tribute to Henry Lawson.
Henry Lawson dead. Poet of the people passes [7 September 1922]
Article published shortly after the death of Henry Lawson.
Henry Lawson: Some reminiscences [25 February 1923]
A prose writer and poet of the people: Henry Lawson [27 January 1939]
Lawson & some contemporaries were pioneer labor poets [11 September 1950]
This article notes that Henry Lawson was an early Labor poet; it also refers to the use of blue as a “fighting colour of Labor”.
Works by Henry Lawson:
For various works by Henry Lawson, click here.
Brian Matthews. “Lawson, Henry (1867–1922)”, Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University (accessed 15 October 2012)
“Henry Lawson”, Wikipedia (accessed 15 October 2012)
“Henry Lawson: Australian writer”, Australian Government (accessed 15 October 2012)
“Henry Lawson”, New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages (accessed 15 October 2012)
“Henry Lawson”, HenryLawson.com.au (accessed 15 October 2012)