|Birth Day||July 27, 1777|
|Age||242 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jun 15, 1844 (age 66)|
Scottish poet who became known for his sentimental verse and patriotic songs. His works include "The Pilgrim of Glencoe," "Ye Mariners of England," and "The Soldier's Dream."
He was one of eleven children born to Alexander and Margaret Campbell.
He served for a decade as Editor of the New Monthly Magazine.
He wed his cousin, Matilda Sinclair, in 1803.