Edward Lear Death Cause and Date

Edward Lear’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) May 12, 1812

Death Date January 29, 1888

Age of Death 75 years

Cause of Death Cardiovascular Disease

Profession Poet

The poet Edward Lear died at the age of 75. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British poet, author, and artist remembered for his playful limericks. He is perhaps most famous for “The Owl and the Pussycat,” an 1871 nonsense poem.

He proposed twice to a woman who was over forty years his junior, but she rejected both of his offers. He also had an unrequited attachment to Franklin Lushington, a longtime male friend.

Quotes

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Two old Bachelors were living in one house; One caught a Muffin, the other caught a Mouse.

Edward Lear Death Cause and Date
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They dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.

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I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle, so all is peace.

Edward Lear Death Cause and Date
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There was an old man with a beard, who said: ‘It is just as I feared! Two owls and a hen, four larks and a wren have all built their nests in my beard.

Edward Lear Death Cause and Date