Duncan Campbell Scott, poet and short story-writer, is one of the major Canadian literary figures of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Scott was a member of a group known as the "Confederation poets" which also included Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman and Archibald Lampman.
Scott was born in Ottawa in 1862, where he lived for his entire adult life. From his parents, Scott developed a love of literature and of music, and became an accomplished pianist. He obtained his elementary educa..