William Collins Biography and Poems
William Collins Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on William Collins, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Collins, as well as, a video biography...if available.
William Collins (25 December 1721 – 12 June 1759) was an English poet. Second in influence only to Thomas Gray, he was an important poet of the middle decades of the 18th century. His lyrical odes mark a turn away from the Augustan poetry of Alexander Pope's generation and towards the Romantic era which would soon follow.. English poet
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