Portuguese-Australian poet, politician, and horse jockey who is best known for Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes. His individual poems include “A Song of Autumn” and “The Swimmer.”
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|FULL NAME:||Adam Lindsay Gordon|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 19, 1833|
|AGE:||185 years old|
Adam Lindsay Gordon is a Poet. He married Margaret Park in October of 1862. The couple’s infant daughter died in 1868. He was the son of first cousins Adam Durnford Gordon and Harriet Gordon. After spending his youth in Portugal and England, he joined the South Australian Mounted Police in 1853.
DID YOU KNOW He had a horse riding accident in 1870 that resulted in a head injury. This event, along with the initial failure of his Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes, was a factor in his June suicide.
FACT Composer Sir Edward Elgar set Gordon’s poems “A Song of Autumn” and “The Swimmer” to music.
Currently, Adam Lindsay Gordon is 185 years old. He will celebrate his 186th birthday on a Saturday, October 19th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Adam Lindsay Gordon’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Adam Lindsay Gordon was born in the Year of the Serpent. Snakes are a symbol of wisdom and wit, often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid. This year is the year of the Pig.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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