Richard Le Gallienne (1866-1947 / England)
Richard Le Gallienne (January 20, 1866 - September 15, 1947) was an English author. The American actress Eva Le Gallienne (1899-1991) was his daughter, by his second marriage.
He was born in Liverpool. He started work in an accountant's office, but abandoned this job to become a professional writer. The book My Ladies' Sonnets appeared during 1887, and during 1889 be became for a brief time literary secretary to Wilson Barrett.
He joined the staff of the newspaper The Star during 1891, and wrote for various papers by the name Logroller. He contributed to The Yellow Book, and associated with the Rhymer's Club.
His first wife, Mildred Lee, died during 1894, and... more »
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''The soul's a sort of sentimental wife,Richard Le Gallienne (1866-1947), British poet. "The Decadent to his Soul."
That prays and whimpers of the higher life.''