Definition of Blake, William in English:

Blake, William

proper noun

  • (1757–1827), English artist and poet. His poems mark the beginning of romanticism and a rejection of the Age of Enlightenment. His watercolors and engravings, like his writings, were not fully appreciated until after his death. Notable collections of poems: "Songs of Innocence" (1789) and "Songs of Experience" (1794)

Pronunciation:

Blake, William

/blāk/