David Harsent

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Birthday
9, 1942
Birthplace
England
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Birthday
9, 1942 (age 75)
Birthplace
England

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British poet, screenwriter, crime novelist, and librettist known for Legion, Dreams of the Dead, Gawain: a libretto, and other works. His literary pseudonyms include David Lawrence and Jack Curtis.

Before Fame

He belonged to a group of concise, imagist-influenced poets that included Ian Hamilton.

Trivia

He served as librettist for two Harrison Birtwistle operas: The Minotaur and Gawain.

Family Life

He married Julia Watson, an actress. The couple raised one daughter.

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His works were twice shortlisted (in 2002 and 2005) for the T.S. Eliot Prize.

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