Definition of Blake, William in English:

Blake, William

proper noun

  • (1757–1827), English artist and poet. Blake's poems mark the beginning of romanticism and a rejection of the Age of Enlightenment. His watercolours and engravings, like his writings, were only fully appreciated after his death. Notable collections of poems: "Songs of Innocence" (1789) and "Songs of Experience" (1794).

Pronunciation

Blake, William

/bleɪk/