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Arnell, Richard Anthony Sayer, (15 Sept. 1917–10 April 2009), composer; conductor; poet; Principal Lecturer, Trinity College of Music, 1981–87 (Teacher of Composition, 1949–81)  

Born 15 Sept. 1917; s of late Richard Sayer Arnell and Hélène Marie Scherf; m 1992, Joan Heycock; one s three d from former marriages; died 10 April 2009

composer; conductor; poet; Principal Lecturer, Trinity College of Music, ...

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Bruce, George Robert, (10 March 1909–25 July 2002), poet and critic  

OBE 1984

Born 10 March 1909; s of Henry George Bruce and Jeannie Roberta (née Gray); m 1935, Elizabeth Duncan (d 1994); one ...

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Gordon, Giles Alexander Esmé, (23 May 1940–14 Nov. 2003), Literary Agent, Curtis Brown, since 1995  

Born 23 May 1940; s of late Alexander Esmé Gordon, RSA, FRIBA, FRIAS and Betsy Gordon (née McCurry); m 1st, 1964, Margaret Anna Eastoe (d 1989); one ...

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Heaney, Seamus Justin, (13 April 1939–30 Aug. 2013), Professor of Poetry, Oxford University, 1989–94; Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard University (formerly Visiting Professor), 1985–97; Ralph Waldo Emerson Poet in Residence, Harvard University, 1998–2007  

FBA; MRIA

Born 13 April 1939; s of Patrick and Margaret Heaney; m 1965, Marie Devlin; two s one d; died 30 Aug. 2013

Professor of Poetry, Oxford University, 1989–94...

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Hopkins, Antony, (21 March 1921–6 May 2014), composer and conductor  

CBE 1976

Born 21 March 1921; s of late Hugh and of Marjorie Reynolds; adopted c of Major and Mrs T. H. C. Hopkins since ...

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Jacobson, Prof. Dan, (7 March 1929–12 June 2014), novelist, critic; Professor Emeritus, University College London, since 1994  

Born 7 March 1929; s of Michael Hyman Jacobson and Liebe Jacobson (née Melamed); m 1954, Margaret Dunipace Pye; two s one d; died 12 June 2014

novelist, critic; Professor Emeritus, University College London, since ...

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Kirkup, James, (23 April 1918–10 May 2009), travel writer, poet, novelist, playwright, translator, broadcaster  

Born 23 April 1918; o s of James Harold Kirkup and Mary Johnson; died 10 May 2009

travel writer, poet, novelist, playwright, translator, broadcaster

South Shields High Sch.; Durham Univ. (BA; Hon. Fellow, Grey Coll., ...

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Landon, Howard Chandler Robbins, (6 March 1926–20 Nov. 2009), author and music historian  

Born 6 March 1926; s of late William Grinnell Landon and Dorothea LeBaron Robbins; m 1949, Christa Fuhrmann (marr. diss.; she d 1977); m 1977, Else Radant; died 20 Nov. 2009...

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Milosz, Czeslaw, (30 June 1911–14 Aug. 2004), poet, author; Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Berkeley, 1961–78, then Emeritus  

Born Lithuania, 30 June 1911; s of Aleksander and Weronika Milosz; naturalised US citizen, 1970; died 14 Aug. 2004

poet, author; Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Berkeley, ...

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Platt, Norman, (29 Aug. 1920–4 Jan. 2004), opera director and writer; Artistic Director, Kent Opera, 1969–89 and 1991–96  

OBE 1985

Born 29 Aug. 1920; s of Edward Turner Platt and Emily Jane Platt; m 1st, 1942, Diana Franklin Clay; one s one d...