Clinton Scollard

1860 - 1932

The poetry of Clinton Scollard has become part of the American song repertoire through the compositions of Charles Griffes, Henry Hadley, Charles Ives, and Oley Speaks.


A native of Clinton, New York, Scollard studied at Hamilton College and Harvard before embarking on a prolific career as a poet. He published more than 20 books of verse and, though he is considered to be a minor poet, his verse is notable for its technical mastery. Scollard also taught at Hamilton College.

--Christie Finn Source: Wikipedia

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