Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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Robert W. Service, Poet of Canada’s North

Robert Service earned international fame with his book “Songs of a Sourdough” and two lively ballads, “The Shooting of Dan McGrew” and “The Cremation of Sam McGee”. Robert William Service was not born Canadian, but became known as one of Canada‚Äôs best poets. Born in Lancashire, England on January 16, 1874, Service spent his young… (read more)