Henry Lawson

[Editor: This article provides links to some biographical information about Henry Lawson; for various works by him, click here.]

Photograph of Henry Lawson, 1896

Photograph of Henry Lawson, 1896

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.

Further information:
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)

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