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Richard Hovey

Born: 1864, in Normal, Illinois
Died: 1900 in New York

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Hovey was born in Normal.

Biography: Richard Hovey a poet, playwright and translator. He grew up in North Amherst, Massachusetts, and in Washington, D.C. His first volume of poems was privately published in 1880. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1885 and is known in part for penning the school Alma Mater, Men of Dartmouth.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

  Pélléas and Mélisande :
ISBN: 9780554140117 OCLC: 935328967

Bibliobazaar, Charleston, SC : 2016.

ISBN: 1334377715 OCLC: 981807642

FORGOTTEN Books, [Place of publication not identified], 2016.

  To the end of the trail (classic reprint).
ISBN: 1331527570 OCLC: 982893992

FORGOTTEN Books, [Place of publication not identified], 2015.