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Edward Lear (12 May 1812, HollowayMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), and Katharine Baetjer. 2009. British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575–1875. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art. p. 270. Vivian Noakes says Lear's birth certificate gives 13 May as his birthdate but says "there is some doubt about the exact date". Noakes, Vivien. 1986. Edward Lear, 1812–1888. New York: H.N. Abrams. p. 74. – 29 January 1888, Sanremo) was an English artist, illustrator, musician, author and poet, now known mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised. His principal areas of work as an artist were threefold: as a draughtsman employed to illustrate birds and animals; making coloured drawings during his journeys, which he reworked later, sometimes as plates for his travel books; as a (minor) illustrator of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poems. As an author, he is known principally for his popular nonsense collections of poems, songs, short stories, botanical drawings, recipes, and alphabets. He also composed and published twelve musical settings of Tennyson's poetry.

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by Ford, Andrew, 1957-
Grosvenor Place, NSW : reproduced and distributed under licence by the Australian Music Centre, [not before 2014]
MusicMusic [notated music, volume]
 
 
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1976]
 
 
Uniform title: The ballad of Mr. and Mrs. Discobbolos; arranged
by Orr, Buxton
London : B. V. F. Anglo-Continental Music Co. ; Zurich : Edition Eulenburg [distributor], c1973
 
 
 
 
by Thorn, Benjamin, 1961-
[Grosvenor Place, N.S.W. : Reproduced and distributed by Australian Music Centre, 1999], c1995
 
 
Malvern, Australia : Brolly Books, 2018 , ©2018
BookBook [text, still image, volume, audio disc]
 
 
by Lear, Edward, 1812-1888
London : Robert John Bush, 1870
BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
 
 
by De Koven, Reginald, 1859-1920
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1895 and 1910?]
MusicMusic [notated music, volume]
 
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