David Emery Gascoyne (1916-2001), Poet
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Gascoyne published his first volume of verse, Roman Balcony (1932), at the age of 16 and went on to become a champion of Surrealism and the translator of a number of French Surrealist poets. His own long poem, Night Thoughts, was commissioned and broadcast by the BBC in 1955.
Literature, Journalism and Publishing
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