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Charles de Kay (1848–1935)

De Kay, Charles. An American poet, grandson of Joseph Rodman Drake; born in Washington, DC, July 25, 1848; died in 1935. Among his works are: ‘The Bohemian’ (1878); ‘Hesperus and Other Poems’ (1880); ‘The Vision of Nimrod’ (1881); ‘The Vision of Esther’ (1882); ‘The Love Poems of Louis Barnaval, Edited [and written] by Charles De Kay’ (1883); and many occasional poems. His prose includes: ‘Life and Works of Antoine Louis Barye, Sculptor’ (1889); and ‘The Family Life of Heinrich Heine’ (1892), a translation.