Brian Patten

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Birthday
7, 1946
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
England

About

Liverpool-born poet and children's author. His poetry collections include Little Johnny's Confession, The Irrelevant Song, and Notes to the Hurrying Man.

Before Fame

He studied at Sefton Park School, where teacher Harry Sutcliffe praised his early writing. He dropped out of school at the age of fifteen to write a newspaper music column.

Trivia

He gained popularity through his live poetry readings.

Family Life

His 1996 poetry collection, Armada, deals with the death of his mother.

Associated With

His poems were published alongside Adrian Henri's in a famous anthology called The Mersey Sound.