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  1. Lear, Edward Lear(noun)

    British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)


  1. Edward Lear

    Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised. His principal areas of work as an artist were threefold: as a draughtsman employed to illustrate birds and animals; making coloured drawings during his journeys, which he reworked later, sometimes as plates for his travel books; as a illustrator of Alfred Tennyson's poems. As an author, he is known principally for his popular nonsense works, which use real and invented English words. Edward Lear has been played in radio dramas by Andrew Sachs in The Need for Nonsense by Julia Blackburn and by Derek Jacobi in By the Coast of Coromandel by Lavinia Murray.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of edward lear in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of edward lear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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