William Chapman

George William Albert Chapman, né George William Alphred (13 December 185023 February 1917), was a Canadian poet.

Chapman was born at St. François de la Beauce, Quebec, and was educated at Levis College. He studied law, afterward engaged in commercial pursuits, and later entered the civil service of the Province of Quebec. Chapman worked for some time as a journalist in Quebec City and Montreal; but in 1902 became a French translator for the Dominion Senate and removed to Ottawa.

Selected bibliography

  • Les Quebecoise (1876)
  • Les laureat (1894)
  • Les deux Copains (1894)
  • Les aspirations (1904), which received the highest prize of the Académie française
  • Les Royons du Nord (1910), which also gained the highest prize of the Académie française


  • W. H. New, ed. Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002: 191.

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