Bryant, William Cullen

Born: November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts.
Died: June 12, 1878, Long Island, New York. Bryant died from a fall after giving a speech in Central Park, New York City.
Buried: Roslyn Cemetery, near Port Washington, New York.

A well known American poet, Bryant attended Williams College, and studied law. He founded the New York Review and was editor of the New York Evening Post. His most famous poem is probably 'Thanatopsis,' but he also wrote over 20 hymns. In 1869, Hymns by W. C. Bryant was privately printed.

~The Cyber Hymnal -

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