Michael Bruce (1746-1767 / Scotland)
Michael Bruce (March 27, 1746 – July 15, 1767) was a Scottish poet and hymnist.
He was born at Kinnesswood in the parish of Portmoak, Kinross-shire. His father, Alexander Bruce, was a weaver. Michael was taught to read before he was four years old, and one of his favourite books was a copy of Sir David Lyndsay's works. His attendance at school was often interrupted, because he had to ... more »
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