Definition of Crabbe, George in English:

Crabbe, George

proper noun

  • (1754–1832), English poet, best known for grimly realistic narrative poems, such as ‘The Village’ (1783) and ‘The Borough’ (1810); the latter included tales of Peter Grimes and Ellen Orford and later provided the subject matter for Benjamin Britten's opera "Peter Grimes" (1945).

Pronunciation

Crabbe, George

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