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Poets

Alfred Tennyson

(1809- 1892)

Alfred, Lord Tennyson was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.

Read some of his work here, on Poetry Foundation.

Related Songs

Composed Title Composer
Enoch Arden (Op. 38) Richard Strauss
Fair Ship Jonathan Dove
Calm is the morn Jonathan Dove
Tonight the winds begin to rise Jonathan Dove
With weary steps Jonathan Dove
Be near me Jonathan Dove
Peace, come away Jonathan Dove
Thy voice is on the rolling air Jonathan Dove
Now sleeps the crimson petal (Op. 3 no.2) Roger Quilter