O.E. Hugo, who wrote two of the more convincing hymns to the ancient gods that were produced in 19th century New Zealand, seems to have been a colourful character. Like many of the eccentrics who provide material for this blog, he was a lecturer, but also a phrenologist and spiritualist. The following eulogy recounts some of his activities.
PROFESSOR O. E. HUGO
.WAIRARAPA DAILY TIMES, VOLUME LXIX,
ISSUE 14363, 20 AUGUST 1915
With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand.