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

/bleɪk//blāk/