R. S. Thomas, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

R. S. Thomas

Welsh poet

Date of Birth: 29-Mar-1913

Place of Birth: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 25-Sep-2000

Profession: writer, poet, author

Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About R. S. Thomas

  • Ronald Stuart Thomas (29 March 1913 – 25 September 2000), published as R.
  • S.
  • Thomas, was a Welsh poet and Anglican priest who was noted for his nationalism, spirituality and dislike of the anglicisation of Wales.
  • John Betjeman, in his 1955 introduction to Song at the Year's Turning, the first collection of Thomas's poetry to be produced by a major publisher, predicted that Thomas would be remembered long after he himself was forgotten.
  • M.
  • Wynn Thomas said: "He was the Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn of Wales because he was such a troubler of the Welsh conscience.
  • He was one of the major English language and European poets of the 20th century."

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