William Henry Davies

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Birthday
3, 1871
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Sep 26, 1940 (69)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1871
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Sep 26, 1940 (69)

About

Welsh poet and writer who became known for Leisure and The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp. His later works include Young Emma and The Loneliest Mountain.

Before Fame

He was raised in a Welsh port city by an iron- molder father.

Trivia

He spent many years as a vagrant in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

Family Life

He married Helen Payne. He and Payne lived in several different regions of England, including Surrey and Gloucestershire.

Associated With

He wrote under the name W.H. Davies and is often associated with the Georgian Poets, a group that included author D.H. Lawrence.