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Edward Lear (1812 - 1888)

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Edward Lear
Born in Holloway, London, Englandmap
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Died in San Remo, Italymap
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Profile last modified | Created 20 Dec 2015 | Last significant change: 14 Nov 2018
18:58: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Edward Lear. [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Categories: English Artists | Famous English People | English Poets | English Authors | English Notables.


Edward Lear is Notable.

Artist, illustrator, musician and writer famous for his nonsense rhymes - "The Owl and the Pussycat" etc - and for paintings from his travels, especially in southern Europe and the Middle East.


  • Edward Lear's biography on Wikipedia
  • Dictionary of National Biography, 1921–1922. Volume 11 page 766. London, England: Oxford University Press, 1921–1922.
  • "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Edward Lear, 13 May 1812); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 0597097 (RG4 4243).

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