Person    | Male  Born 1882  Died 1937

John Drinkwater

Categories: Poetry, Theatre

Poet and playwright. Born Leytonstone.

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Captain J. O. Cooper

The poem is part of ‘Riddles’, R.F.C. by John Drinkwater, 1918.

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Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes

Born 1 Aspinall Street, Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire. Appointed Poet Laureate in 1984.

Person, Poetry

2 memorials
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Poet Laureate. Born Lincolnshire. Wrote 'Morte d'Arthur' (1859-85) about King Arthur and 'In Memoriam A. H. H.' (1850) a long elegy for his Cambridge friend and his sister Emily's fiancé, Arthur He...

Person, Poetry, Seriously Famous

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Sir Kingsley Amis

Sir Kingsley Amis

Novelist and poet. Born Kingsley William Amis in Norbury. His many novels include 'Lucky Jim', 'Take a Girl Like You' and 'The Old Devils'. He also wrote six volumes of poetry, and works of non-fic...

Person, Literature, Poetry

1 memorial
Sir Stephen Spender

Sir Stephen Spender

Poet.  Born 47 Campden House Court, Kensington.  The Evening Standard carries a very critical review of a 2012 edition of Spender's journals. Died at home at 15 Loudoun Road, St John's Wood , or i...

Person, Poetry

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John Masefield

John Masefield

Poet. Born Herefordshire. Orphaned early he was sent to sea, aged 13, to train as an officer and seems to have spent a lot of time reading and writing. Aged 17 he jumped ship in New York where he c...

Person, Poetry, USA

1 memorial