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 William Michael Rossetti

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Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death
5 Feb 1919 (aged 89)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial
Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Memorial ID
18188961 View Source

Writer and critic. He was best-known as the co-founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848, and edited the Brotherhood's literary magazine, "The Germ". He was born in London, the son of Italian scholar Gabriel Rossetti and was the brother of poet and artist Gabriel Dante Rossetti and poet Christina Georgia Rossetti. In 1874, he married Lucy Maddox Brown, daughter of the artist Ford Maddox Brown. He wrote many biographies and critcisms, ranging from poet Algernon Swinburne to artist James McNeil Whistler. He was a major contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Writer and critic. He was best-known as the co-founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848, and edited the Brotherhood's literary magazine, "The Germ". He was born in London, the son of Italian scholar Gabriel Rossetti and was the brother of poet and artist Gabriel Dante Rossetti and poet Christina Georgia Rossetti. In 1874, he married Lucy Maddox Brown, daughter of the artist Ford Maddox Brown. He wrote many biographies and critcisms, ranging from poet Algernon Swinburne to artist James McNeil Whistler. He was a major contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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  • Originally Created by: s.canning
  • Added: 4 Mar 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 18188961
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18188961/william-michael-rossetti: accessed ), memorial page for William Michael Rossetti (25 Sep 1829–5 Feb 1919), Find a Grave Memorial ID 18188961, citing Highgate Cemetery West, Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England; Maintained by Find a Grave .