Robert Garioch

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Birthday
9, 1909
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Apr 26, 1981 (71)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
9, 1909
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Apr 26, 1981 (71)

About

Twentieth-century Scots-language poet and translator. His works include Two Men and a Blanket and such poems as "The Big Music" and "The Wire."

Before Fame

He served in World War II and was a German Prisoner-of-War from 1942-1945. His 1975 work Two Men and a Blanket details his POW experience.

Trivia

He worked as a teacher from 1945-1964.

Family Life

He was the son of an Edinburgh music teacher, and he was married in 1942.

Associated With

He was a literary contemporary of fellow Scottish poet Edwin Morgan.

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