David Jones

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Birthday
1, 1895
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 28, 1974 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
1, 1895
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 28, 1974 (78)

About

Twentieth-century British Modernist poet and painter who is best remembered for his long poem "The Anathemata." His other works include "In Parenthesis" and "Cara Wallia Derelicta."

Before Fame

He knew he wanted to be an artist from the age of six. His parents, recognizing his talent, enrolled him in Camberwell Art School.

Trivia

He served in World War I from 1915-1918.

Family Life

He met his wife, Alice, in London. The couple later had three children.

Associated With

T.S. Eliot considered Jones' literary work to be of great merit.