Geoffrey Hill

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Birthday
18, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 30, 2016 (84)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1932
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 30, 2016 (84)

About

British poet, academic, and editor known for Without Title, For The Unfallen, and other works. He received the Alice Hunt Bartlett Prize for a 1971 work entitled Mercian Hymns.

Before Fame

He studied at Keble College, Oxford and published his first poems during this period.

Trivia

He was an only child and, in his youth, enjoyed going on long walks with his copy of A Little Treasury of Modern Poetry in hand.

Family Life

He grew up in Worcestershire, England. He wed Alice Goodman and had a daughter.

Associated With

He was hailed by Harold Bloom as one of the most important English poets of his generation.

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