Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.
… valise I carried to the exchange for he took his Guitar which was a valuable article to him for many years as will be seen in my account." Raynes…
… play the piano but many people could also play a guitar, an accordion or a fiddle. Music, including singing, provided family entertainment and…