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Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1845
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1921
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Second son of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ernest Longfellow became an accomplished artist, particularly a painter. He studied Art in Paris from 1865-1866 and under French artist Thomas Couture from 1876-1877. He specialized in landscapes and portraits. His wife was Harriet Spelman, whom he married on May 21, 1868. The couple moved into a home (still standing) across the street from his father in 1871. Eventually he sold the home and traveled between Boston and New York, living in hotels. At the end of his life, he published a book called Random Memories. Upon his death, he donated a sizeable Art collection to Boston's Museum of Fine Arts; his own paintings were sold in part to benefit the MFA School. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)
  Frances Elizabeth (Fanny) Appleton Longfellow (1817 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet Spelman Longfellow (1848 - 1937)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Appleton Longfellow (1844 - 1893)*
  Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow (1845 - 1921)
  Fanny Longfellow (1847 - 1848)*
  Alice Mary Longfellow (1850 - 1928)*
  Edith Wadsworth Longfellow Dana (1853 - 1915)*
  Annie Longfellow Thorp (1855 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Indian Ridge Path
 
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Record added: Sep 30, 2009
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 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
May GOD Bless You Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true touchstone of...(Read more)
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