Ralph waldo emerson (may 25, 1803 – april 27, 1882) was an american essayist, lecturer, philosopher and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th. Track sign ups: 7th and 8th grade boy's and girl's track sign ups will be in the emerson front office 3/21 to 3/23 and again the week of 4/2 to 4/6. How can the answer be improved. Get to know ralph waldo emerson, the 19th century american transcendentalist poet, philosopher and essayist who wrote ‘self-reliance,’ on biographycom. Early life ralph waldo emerson was born in boston, massachusetts, on may 25, 1803, to a fairly well-known new england family his father was an important boston minister.
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Ralph waldo emerson ralph waldo emerson (may 25, 1803-april 27, 1882) began his career as a unitarian minister but went on, as an independent man of letters, to become the preeminent lecturer, essayist.
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