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About William Morris
William Morris was a legendary British designer, creative writer of poems and fiction. He also became famous for translating very old and primitive texts.
He published different kinds of works. Some of his notable works are “The Defence of Guenevere”, "The Haystack in the Floods".
His other works, “Masters in this Hall" and "The Snow in the Street" are Christmas-themed poems.
Morris got his first poem published at age 24. He was putting finishing touches to his last novel at the time of his passing on. It was entitled “The Sundering Flood”.
Little is known of his life except that he was born in a well-to-do family. His mother was called Emma Morris.
He married Jane Burden in 1859 and they gave birth to Jenny Morris and May Morris.
He is a pacesetter in what has become known as fantasy fiction with works such as “The Wood Beyond the World” and “The Well at the World's End” to his credit.
Most of his projects were published through the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, which he established with his friends.
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Famous quotes by William Morris
A man at work, making something which he feels will exist because he is working at it and wills it, is exercising the energies of his mind and soul as well as of his body. Memory and imagination help him as he works.William Morris
History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed art has remembered the people, because they created.William Morris
I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few.William Morris
If you cannot learn to love real art at least learn to hate sham art.William Morris
It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last.William Morris
So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will go on and if that system is to last for ever, then art is doomed, and will surely die that is to say, civilization will die.William Morris
The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make.William Morris
The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.William Morris
F.A.Q. about William Morris
When is his birthday?
William Morris' birthday is on March 24, 1834.
In how many days is his birthday?
William's birthday is in 150 days
How old was William when he died?
He was 62 years old.
When did he die?
He died in October 3, 1896.
How old would he be today?
William Morris would be 187 years old if he was alive today.
Where was William from?
He was born in Walthamstow, London, UK.
William Morris' Popularity
William Morris was a famous English writer and designer, who was born on March 24, 1834. As a person born on this date, William Morris is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (March 24) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1834).
People born on March 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. William Morris is the 602nd most popular Aries.
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