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William Michael Rossetti

William Michael Rossetti (25 September 1829 - 5 February 1919) was an English writer and critic. Born in London, he was a son of immigrant Italian scholar Gabriele Rossetti and his wife Frances Rossetti nee Polidori, and the brother of Maria Francesca Rossetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Christina Georgina Rossetti. He was one of the seven founder members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848, and became the movement's unofficial organizer and bibliographer. He edited the Brotherhood's...See more