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Roberts, Charles G. D., Sir, 1860-1943

LC control no.n 50050405
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPR9199.3.R5269
PS8485.O24 CaOONL
Personal name headingRoberts, Charles G. D., Sir, 1860-1943
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Variant(s)Roberts, Charles George Douglas, Sir, 1860-1943
Roberts, Charles G. D., 1860-1943
Roberts, Charles D., 1860-1943
Roberts, Charles George Douglas, 1860-1943
Father of Canadian poetry, 1860-1943
Associated countryCanada
Associated placeChatham (N.B.) Fredericton (N.B.) Windsor (N.S.)
LocatedWestcock (N.B.)
New York (N.Y.)
Paris (France)
Munich (Germany)
London (England)
Birth date1860-01-10
Death date1943-11-26
Place of birthDouglas (N.B.)
Place of deathToronto (Ont.)
Field of activityCollege teaching Poetry--Authorship Prose literature--Authorship Editing
AffiliationUniversity of New Brunswick
University of King's College (Windsor, N.S.)
Royal Society of Canada
National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
Profession or occupationCollege teachers Poets Authors Editors
Found inHis The lure of the wild, 1980: t.p. (Sir Charles G. D. Roberts)
The heart of the ancient wood, 1900: t.p. (Charles G. D. Roberts, author of By the marshes of Minas, The forge in the forest, A sister to Evangeline, New York nocturnes, etc.)
Wikipedia, September 2, 2013 (heading: Charles G. D. Roberts; Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, KCMG FRSC (January 10, 1860 - November 26, 1943); Canadian poet and prose writer who is known as the Father of Canadian Poetry; born Douglas, New Brunswick; died Toronto, Ontario; raised in the parish of Westcock, New Brunswick; attended Fredericton Collegiate School from 1874 to 1876, and then the University of New Brunswick (UNB), earning his B.A. in 1879 and M.A. in 1881; principal of Chatham High School in Chatham, New Brunswick, from 1879 to 1881, and of York Street School in Fredericton from 1881 to 1883; in 1885 Roberts became a professor at the University of King's College in Windsor, Nova Scotia; resigned from King's College in 1895; left Canada for New York City in 1897; during 1897 and 1898 he worked for The Illustrated American as an associate editor; in 1907 moved to Europe first living in Paris; moved to Munich in 1910, and in 1912 to London, where he lived until 1925; returned to Canada in 1925; member of the Halifax literary and social set, The Song Fishermen; elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1893; elected to the United States National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1898; awarded the Royal Society of Canada's first Lorne Pierce Medal in 1926; on June 3, 1935, Roberts was one of three Canadians on King George V's honour list to receive a knighthood (Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George))
LAC internal file, May 1, 2019 (heading: Roberts, Charles G. D., 1860-1943; variants: Roberts, Charles D., 1860-1943; Roberts, Charles George Douglas, 1860-1943; Roberts, Charles G. D., Sir, 1860-1943; Father of Canadian poetry, 1860-1943; Canadian)
National bib agency no.0100H3766E
Associated languageeng
Quality codenlc