John Wolcot

Wolcot, John (wŏlˈkət) [key], pseud. Peter Pindar, 1738–1819, English poet. He wrote several satires, notably Lyric Odes to the Royal Academicians (1782–83), Bozzy and Piozzi (1786), and The Lousiad (1785–95).

See study by R. L. Vales (1973).

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