Hugh MacLennan

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Birthday
20, 1907
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Mar 9, 1990 (82)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1907
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Mar 9, 1990 (82)

About

A Canadian author and professor, he is best known for his 1945 novel, Two Solitudes, which illuminates the tension between the English and French regions of Canada. His other novels include Barometer Rising and Each Man's Son.

Before Fame

He studied at both Dalhousie University and Oxford University.

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He won five Governor General's Awards and a Royal Bank Award.

Family Life

He and his sister grew up in Nova Scotia. He married Aline Walker in 1959.

Associated With

While a professor at McGill University, he taught a young Leonard Cohen.

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