Cecil Day-Lewis, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Cecil Day-Lewis

English poet

Date of Birth: 27-Apr-1904

Place of Birth: County Laois, Leinster, Ireland

Date of Death: 22-May-1972

Profession: screenwriter, writer, poet, translator, university teacher, literary critic, children's writer, novelist

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Cecil Day-Lewis

  • Cecil Day-Lewis (or Day Lewis) (27 April 1904 – 22 May 1972), often writing as C.
  • Day-Lewis, was an Anglo-Irish poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972.
  • He also wrote mystery stories under the pseudonym of Nicholas Blake.
  • During World War II, Day-Lewis worked as a publications editor in the Ministry of Information for the UK government, and also served in the Musbury branch of the British Home Guard.
  • He is the father of actor Sir Daniel Day-Lewis, and documentary filmmaker and television chef Tamasin Day-Lewis.

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