Ivor Cutler

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Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Mar 3, 2006 (83)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1923
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Mar 3, 2006 (83)

About

Scottish poet, children's author, songwriter, and radio performer known for Velvet Donkey, A Wet Handle, and other recorded works. His poetry collections include A Flat Man and South American Bookworms; his children's titles include Herbert the Chicken and Grape Zoo.

Before Fame

He briefly served in the Royal Air Force, but was dismissed on grounds of "dreaminess."

Trivia

He was known for dressing and behaving eccentrically.

Family Life

He was born into a Jewish family in Glasgow, Scotland. He was married for a short time and fathered two children.

Associated With

He played Buster Bloodvessel in Paul McCartney and The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour film.