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Betjeman, Sir John (1906–1984), poet, writer, and broadcaster

Kingsley Amis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Radio; Architecture; Art Education. 2293 words.

Betjeman, Sir John (1906–1984), poet, writer, and broadcaster, was born on 28 August 1906 at 52...

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Bradbury, Ray

Richard Bleiler.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Radio; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1850 words.

Bradbury, Ray (22 August 1920–05 June 2012), writer, poet, screenwriter, and cultural critic, was born in Waukegan, Illinois, the third (and second surviving) child of Leonard Spaulding...

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Braybrooke, Neville Patrick Bellairs (1923–2001), writer and editor

Elizabeth Rosenberg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Publishing; Journalism. 1090 words.

Braybrooke, Neville Patrick Bellairs (1923–2001), writer and editor, was born at 22A Devonshire Street, London, on 30 May 1923, the only child of Patrick Philip William Braybrooke,...

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Bruce, George Robert (1909–2002), poet, critic, and radio and television producer

Paul Henderson Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Television; Radio; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1465 words.

Bruce, George Robert (1909–2002), poet, critic, and radio and television producer, was born on 10 March 1909 at 2 Victoria Street, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, the first son and eldest of...

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Garry [née Campbell], Flora Macdonald (1900–2000), broadcaster and poet

Colin Milton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Radio; Social and Cultural History. 692 words.

Garry [née Campbell], Flora Macdonald (1900–2000), broadcaster and poet, was born on 30 September 1900 at Mains of Auchmunziel, New Deer, Aberdeenshire, the second of the four children of...

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Goodwin, Ruby Berkley

John E. Hallwas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Film; Biographical Studies. 771 words.

Goodwin, Ruby Berkley (17 October 1903–31 May 1961), actress and author, was born in Du Quoin, Illinois, the daughter of Braxton Berkley, a coal miner and union organizer, and Sophia Jane...

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Horovitz [née Hooker], Frances Margaret (1938–1983), poet and broadcaster

Anne Stevenson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Radio. 1188 words.

Horovitz [née Hooker], Frances Margaret (1938–1983), poet and broadcaster, was born on 13 February 1938 in Princess Beatrice Hospital, Kensington, London, the elder daughter of Frank Edward...

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Kees, Weldon

William T. Ross.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Film. 955 words.

Kees, Weldon (24 February 1914–18 July 1955?), poet, was born Harry Weldon Kees in Beatrice, Nebraska, the son of John Kees, the owner of a relatively prosperous hardware manufacturing...

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Macleod, Joseph Todd Gordon [pseud. Adam Drinan] (1903–1984), poet and radio announcer

James Fountain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Radio. 1387 words.

Macleod, Joseph Todd Gordon [pseud. Adam Drinan] (1903–1984), poet and radio announcer, was born at 19 Inglis Road, Ealing, Middlesex, on 24 April 1903, the only surviving child of Scottish...

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Ormond, John [formerly John Ormond Thomas] (1923–1990), poet and film-maker

M. Wynn Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Film. 847 words.

Ormond, John [formerly John Ormond Thomas] (1923–1990), poet and film-maker, was born on 3 April 1923 at 2 Bridge Terrace, Dunvant, Swansea, the only child of Arthur Thomas (1892–1950),...

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