Woman of the Century/Magdalene Isadora La Grange
LA GRANGE, Miss Magdalene Isadora, poet, born in Giulderland, N. Y., 17th September, MAGDALENE ISADORA LA GRANGE. 1864. which is now her home. Her family is of Huguenot origin. The ancestral home. Elmwood," has been in the possession of the family for over two-hundred years. Miss La Grange was educated in the Albany Female College. Albany. N. Y. She studied for three years with Prof. William P. Morgan. She began at an early age to write prose articles for the press. Some of her early poems were published and met such favor that she was led to make a study of poetical composition. Her songs are of the plaintive kind, religious and subjective in tone. She has issued one volume, "Songs of the Helderberg" (1892).