John Drinkwater

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Birthday
1, 1882
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 25, 1937 (54)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
1, 1882
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 25, 1937 (54)

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About

Poet, playwright, and literary critic whose historically-themed dramas include Abraham Lincoln and Mary Stuart. His poetic works include The Death of Leander and several volumes of Collected Poems.

Before Fame

He published his first poetry collection, The Death of Leander, in 1906.

Trivia

He worked for a time as production manager at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Family Life

He married Daisy Kennedy and raised one stepdaughter.

Associated With

He and Rupert Brooke were both members of a group of poets who lived and worked in the village of Dymock, Gloucestershire during the period preceding World War I.

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