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Thomas Augustine Daly

(28 May 1871 - 4 October 1948 / Philadelphia)

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best known for his humorous verses in mock Italian-American and Irish American dialect.

Thomas Augustine Daly is best known for his humorous verse primarily in Italian or Irish-American dialect. Although popular for forty years as a poet, he was a versatile writer, and he built an international reputation as an author, columnist, and lecturer. His dialectal humor continued the tradition... more »

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  • Salvatore Buttaci (11/5/2006 9:10:00 AM)

    Try tracking down his poem 'Leetla Giorgio Washington.' It's his best dialect poem, the one that started me off writing poetry for the past 55 years!

    Sal Amico M. Buttaci
    http: //www.freewebs.com/sambpoet

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