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Henry Kendall (1839–1882)

Kendall, Henry Clarence. An Australian poet; born in Ulladalla district, NSW, 1839; died near Sydney, 1882. While a lawyer’s clerk in Sydney, three poems were accepted by the London Athenæum in 1862; he then devoted himself to literature, publishing ‘Leaves from an Australian Forest’ (1869) and ‘Songs from the Mountains’ (1880), his chief works. Especially happy in description of Australian scenery; he is known as “the poet of the bush.” A collection of his poetry appeared in 1886.