Humbert Wolfe

(1886—1940) poet and civil servant

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poet, essayist and civil servant, born in Milan and educated at Bradford Grammar School and Wadham College, Oxford. London Sonnets (1920) was followed by other volumes including the successful Requiem (1927) and the posthumously published Kensington Gardens in Wartime (1940). He is remembered as a writer of serious light verse, more urbane than Georgian in tone.

Subjects: Literature.

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