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Today in History: February 17


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Today in History: February 17



Today in History: February 17



Today in History: February 17



Today in History: 17 February 1864 – Banjo Paterson Born



Today in History: February 17



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:
http://www.archive.org/details/collectedverseof00pate


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