Category Archives: Andrew Barton Paterson (Banjo Paterson)

Banjo Paterson & His Ballads

The link below is to an article that takes a look at Banjo Paterson and ten of his ballads.

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Today in History: 17 February 1864 – Banjo Paterson Born

Today in History: 17 February 1864

Banjo Paterson Born

On this day in 1864, Australian poet, journalist and author, Andrew Barton Paterson (Banjo Paterson) was born. Paterson was born near Orange in New South Wales, Australia. Banjo died on the 5th February 1941 in Sydney, Australia.

His most important works include ‘Waltzing Matilda,’ ‘The Man From Snowy River‘ and ‘Clancy of the Overflow.’

A pdf copy of ‘The Collected Verse of A. B. Paterson’ can be obtained via the link below:

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