Roger McGough

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Birthday
9, 1937
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
9, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
England

About

Poet, performer, and children's author associated with the Liverpool Poets and famous for his place in the bestselling anthology The Mersey Sound. His poetry collections include Mr Noselighter, Unlucky for Some, and Everyday Eclipses.

Before Fame

He worked as a French teacher and later formed a poetry and music trio called The Scaffold.

Trivia

He was an un-credited writer of comedic dialogue for the Beatles' 1968 animated film, Yellow Submarine.

Family Life

He was born in the Liverpool suburb of Litherland. He was married to Thelma Monaghan from 1970 until 1980. In 1986, he married Hilary Clough. he has a son named Finn.

Associated With

He appeared in a film about a Beatles parody group, the Rutles, whose members included guitarist Ollie Halsall.