Dorothea Mackellar

Real Name
Dorothea Mackellar
Biography
Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar (better known as Dorothea Mackellar), OBE (1 July 1885 – 14 January 1968) was an Australian poet and fiction writer. Her poem My Country is widely known in Australia, especially its second stanza, which begins: "I love a sunburnt country/A land of sweeping plains,/Of ragged mountain ranges,/Of droughts and flooding rains."...  Read more »
Born
January 01, 1970, Sydney, Australia
Occupation
WriterPoet

Family

Parents
Charles Mackellar