Bill Griffiths

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Birthday
20, 1948
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 13, 2007 (59)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1948
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 13, 2007 (59)

About

British Poetry Revival poet, scholar, and dialect expert whose works include The Mud Fort and A Book of Spilt Cities. A collection of his early poems was published posthumously in 2010.

Before Fame

He received his Ph.D. in Old English from King's College, London.

Trivia

He was a member of the Hells Angels as a teenager; consequently, the theme of biking is prevalent in his poetic work.

Family Life

He was one of three children born to a teacher and a civil servant, and he was the nephew of a London Symphony Orchestra musician.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of John Keats.

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