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George Mann MacBeth

(1932-1992), Poet and writer

Sitter in 7 portraits
MacBeth graduated from New College, Oxford in 1955 after publishing his first collection of poetry A Form of Words (1954). From 1955 to 1976 he worked for the BBC as a radio producer on poetry programmes and became associated with The Group, a company of poets including Ted Hughes and Alan Brownjohn whose aim it was to modernize verse. He published twenty-one poetry collections, nine novels and complied anthologies of poetry. He married his second wife, Lisa St Aubin de Teran, in 1982 (dissolved 1989), the year in which her first novel, Keepers of the House won the Somerset Maugham Award. She has written seven other novels, memoirs and poetry.

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George Mann MacBeth, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38909

George Mann MacBeth

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, early 1960s
NPG x38909

George Mann MacBeth, by Fay Godwin - NPG x15445

George Mann MacBeth

by Fay Godwin
bromide print, 1973
NPG x15445

George Mann MacBeth, by Nicholas Elder - NPG x4045

George Mann MacBeth

by Nicholas Elder
bromide print on card mount, July 1974
NPG x4045

Lisa Gioconda St Aubin de Teran; George Mann MacBeth, by Stephen Hyde - NPG x76329

Lisa Gioconda St Aubin de Teran; George Mann MacBeth

by Stephen Hyde
bromide fibre print, February 1983
NPG x76329

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