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Henry E. Clay Henry E. Clay i(A4096 works by) (a.k.a. Henry Ebenezer Clay; H. E. Clay)
Also writes as: H. E. C. ; H. C.
Born: Established: 1844 Cheshire,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 27 Dec 1896 Perth, Western Australia,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1858
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BiographyHistory

Henry Clay arrived in Western Australia at the age of 14 and worked as a government clerk. In 1873, he became the first poet to publish a separate publication of poetry in Western Australia. His poetry includes many Australian images and depictions of Australian bush life. In 1890, Clay wrote the words of 'Rouse Thee Wes'tralia: Proclamation Song', (with music by Sir William Robinson?)

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