Alan Norman Bold

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Birthday
20, 1943
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Mar 19, 1998 (54)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1943
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Mar 19, 1998 (54)

About

Scottish poet, journalist, biographer, and critic whose career began with his 1965 publication of Society Inebrious. His later poetic works include The Voyage, A Perpetual Motion Machine, and A Pint of Bitter.

Before Fame

He met Hugh MacDiarmid, his literary mentor and friend, in 1962.

Trivia

He published a 1991 novel entitled East Is West.

Family Life

He married Alice Howell in 1963. His daughter Valentina, following in her father's literary footsteps, earned the position of head of Scottish Studies at the University of Glasgow at Dumfries.

Associated With

His biography of poet Robert Burns was published in 1973.

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