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Ella Baker was a essayist, poet and novelist of the late nineteenth century. She wrote only on request; her compositions were not intended for publication. After her early death, her father edited and published much of her work.
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29 May 1859 EB was born in Kensington, one of at least three children. Bibliographic Citation link.
1881 EB's father listed among her publications Kindergarten Songs of the Seasons, published by Novello, Ewer; Ella's younger brother Felix wrote the musical score, and she wrote the words. Bibliographic Citation link.
14 July 1888 EB died suddenly before reaching the age of thirty, as a result of a bee-sting. Bibliographic Citation link.
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