Who is Alfred Noyes?

  • (noun): English poet (1880-1958).
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Alfred Noyes

Alfred Noyes CBE (16 September 1880 – 25 June 1958) was an English poet, best known for his ballads, "The Highwayman" and "The Barrel-Organ".

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Alfred Noyes - Death
... Noyes' last poem, "Ballade of the Breaking Shell", was written in May 1958, one month before his death ...

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    When they shot him down in the highway,
    Down like a dog in the highway,
    And he lay in his blood on the highway, with the bunch of lace at
    his throat.
    Alfred Noyes (1880–1958)

    Once more La Traviata sighs
    Another sadder song:
    Once more Il Trovatore cries
    A tale of deeper wrong;
    —Alfred Noyes (1880–1958)