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John Symonds
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Born in Bristol, Bristol
Born on 5th of October 1840
Died on 19th of April 1893

Born 1840. Died 1893 - English writer.

Educated at Balliol College, Oxford. Won Newdigate Prize for poetry. Works included Studies of the Greek Poets (1873-76) and Renaissance in Italy (1875-86) and Shakespeare’s Predecessors in the English Drama (1884). Suffered from tuberculosis, spent much of life in Italy and Switzerland for health reasons. Last works included Life of Michelangelo (1892).

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