Welcome to The CJ Dennis Society

Allow us to introduce you to Mr Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis.

Born: 7 September 1876; Died: 22 June 1938
Aged 61

  • CJ or Den as he was also known, was more popular than his contemporaries Banjo Patterson and Henry Lawson;
  • Sold 1,000 copies per week in the first year of publishing “The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke” in 1915; and
  • After his death slowly faded into history.

So who was this man and what happened to him and his writing? Explore on and prepare to be captivated…..