Biography of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti was born in a middle-class family. He studied painting. In the 1848, along with other artists, he founded the “Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood”. He wrote poems, prose compositions, translations of the works of French and Italian authors. In the 1860 he married Elizabeth Siddal, who died in the 1862. For a long time, he had a love affair with Jane Morris. Rossetti’s later years were marred by health problems.

Born: 12 May 1828
London, England
Poet, illustrator, painter


Popular poems by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

  1. Autumn Song
  2. Broken Music
  3. Dream-Love

Dante Gabriel Rossetti death: 9 April 1882, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent, England