Henry Lawson

Australian writer and poet

Henry Lawson (17 June 1867 – 2 September 1922) was an Australian writer and poet. Along with Banjo Paterson, he is remembered as one of the best Australian writers. He wrote about life in the Australian bush.

Henry Lawson
Henry Lawson photograph 1902.jpg
Henry Lawson, circa 1902
Born(1867-06-17)17 June 1867
Grenfell Goldfields, New South Wales, Australia
Died2 September 1922(1922-09-02) (aged 55)
Sydney, Australia
OccupationAuthor,
Poet
Balladist
Spouse(s)Bertha Marie Louise Bredt
ChildrenJoseph
Bertha

Posthumous collectionsEdit

  • A Camp-Fire Yarn: Henry Lawson Complete Works 1885-1900 (1984)
  • A Fantasy of Man: Henry Lawson Complete Works 1901-1922 (1984)
  • The Penguin Henry Lawson Short Stories (1986)
  • The Songs of Henry Lawson (1989)
  • The Roaring Days (1994) (aka The Henry Lawson Collection Vol. 1)
  • On the Wallaby Track (1994) (aka The Henry Lawson Collection Vol. 2)

Popular poems, short stories and sketchesEdit

Recurring charactersEdit

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