Definition of A E Housman from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


A E Housman

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Alfred Edward Housman (1859-1936) an English writer of poetry who taught Latin at London and Cambridge universities. His best-known work is A Shropshire Lad, a collection of short poems which have been set to music by at least fifty composers, including George Butterworth, Lennox Berkeley, Samuel Barber and John Ireland.