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BALTIMORE GIVES EDGAR ALLAN POE THE FUNERAL HE SHOULD HAVE HAD

And I will be giving a eulogy to the great man on Sunday October 11th. Information: Edgar Allan Poe and here BALTIMORE'S EDGAR ALLAN POE FUNERAL EVENTS

The following people are confirmed as speakers at Poe’s Funeral:



The Reverend Rufus Griswold (literary acquaintance)

Sarah Helen Whitman (former fiancée)

George Lippard (devoted friend from Philadelphia)

George Rex Graham (editor, Burton’s Gentlemen’s Magazine)

Nathanial Parker Willis (loyal friend)

Dr. John Moran (Poe physician at the time of his death)

J.T.L. Preston (childhood friend, Virginia Military College)

Charles Bauldelaire (French writer and Poe admirer)

Narrator from The Tell Tale Heart

Ellen Datlow (science fiction, horror and fantasy editor)



Awaiting confirmation:



Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (creator of Sherlock Holmes)

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (English writer)

Miss. Annie Richmond (literary and personal friend of Poe)

Miss Elmira Shelton (Poe’s fiancée)

Alfred Hitchcock (legendary writer and movie producer)

H.P. Lovecraft (writer)

Jules Verne (science fiction writer)

Alexander Dumas (writer of The Three Musketeers)

Neilson Poe (Poe’s cousin)

Rupert Holmes (prolific writer, music composer and Broadway producer)

Laura Lippman (popular Baltimore mystery writer)



* Please keep in mind that while these people have confirmed their attendance many of them are deceased and every effort will be made to ensure that they will attend the event.

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