Person record: COWPER, William  (1731-1800)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWilliam COWPER
Gendermale
Relevance of this personpoet; author of poems and lyrics used with slide sets 
Main period of activityN/A
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
15 November 1731born atBerkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England
25 April 180068died atEast Dereham, Norfolk, England
Texts linked to this personHymns (3)

William Cowper, God moves in a mysterious way (1774)

William Cowper and John B. Dykes, Hark, my soul, it is the Lord in several compilations

William Cowper, What various hindrances we meet (1779)


Poems (5)

William Cowper, Androcles and the lion in several compilations

William Cowper, The diverting history of John Gilpin in several compilations

William Cowper, John Gilpin in several compilations

William Cowper, John Gilpin (London: W. Butcher & Sons, n.d.)

William Cowper, Johnny Gilpin in several compilations

Slide set reference
(* = main subject of set)

  An hour with some popular poets (lecture: York & Son, 50 slides, 1897)

Reference
(* = main subject)

* W.A. Eaton (compiler), An hour with some popular poets (London: York & Son, 1897)

Lucerna ID no. 6001779Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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