Pindar, Peter, 1738-1819Alternative names
Peter Pindar is the pseudonym of John Wolcot, an English satirist.
From the guide to the Peter Pindar letter to John Walker, 1805-1812, (Ohio University)
John Wolcot studied medicine in London, took his M.D. at Aberdeen, and became physician-general of Jamaica. After returning to England, he met the painter John Opie and in 1780 the two moved from Truro to London, where Wolcot devoted himself to the writing of verse satires, mostly published under the name "Peter Pindar."
From the description of Wolcot papers, ca. 1790-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84298393
From the description of Wolcot papers, ca. 1790-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146963
English satirist and poet.
From the description of Peter Pindar letter to John Walker [manuscript] 1805-1812. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 13060342
Wolcot was an English poet and satirist (pseudonym, Peter Pindar). He also practiced medicine in England and Jamaica, where he was made physician general. He was noted for his satires on George III, James Boswell, and the Royal Academy.
From the description of Papers of John Wolcot, 1796-1819 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281435143
Epithet: MD; poet
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x00037f
John Wolcot (1738-1819) was a poet and satirist, born in Dodbrooke, near Kingsbridge, Devonshire. After a career that included several years in Jamaica as the governor's physician, in 1780 he moved to London and began writing satires under the name of Peter Pindar. His targets included members of the Royal Academy, the king and queen, the biographer James Boswell, and the Abyssinian traveler James Bruce.
From the description of Never published, Persian love elegies by the late Doctor John Wolcot from the original manuscripts written during his residence in Jamaica, 1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177045
Pen name of John Wolcot, English satirist and poet.
From the description of The dead soldier : autograph manuscript of the poem : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870160
Pseydonymn of English physician, painter, poet, and satirist Johhn Wolcot.
From the description of Papers, 1790-1820. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20274198
From the description of I who could by a single frown : autograph poem, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583725
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Plymouth, to R.P., 1790 Jun. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583728
English satirist and poet. "Peter Pindar."
From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : [London], to William Shield, "Thursday evening." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583718
From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "My old Friend", 1800 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583721
John Wolcott, English poet, satirist and physician, used the pseudonym, Peter Pindar. In 1762, Pindar began training as a physician and began practicing in 1767 in a variety of places including Jamaica.
While practicing medicine at Exeter in 1778, Pindar published his first song. Pindar established his reputation as a satirist by writing odes and lyrics about London life, politicians, and the King, between 1785 and 1795.
From the description of Song: portrait, [ca.1805]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122582540
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