Sidney lanier

Lanier

[luh-neer]
noun
Sidney, 1842–81, U.S. poet and literary scholar.
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Lanier
surname, is from O.Fr. lainier "wool-monger," from L. lana "wool."
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sidney lanier

American musician and poet whose verse often suggests the rhythms and thematic development of music.

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