less than 1 minute read

Emma Lazarus

Lazarus, Emma (1849–87), U.S. poet best known for the sonnet, “The New Colossus,” engraved at the base of the Statue of Liberty. Much of her work is based on Jewish culture, such as the poems Songs of a Semite (1882).

Additional topics

21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Lange, Dorothea to Lilac