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Hugo Williams

(b. 1942)


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(1942– ),

poet, born in Windsor, the son of the actor Hugh Williams, who is portrayed in Writing Home (1985). Educated at Eton, he worked as an editorial assistant on the London Magazine for two years before leaving to travel round the world, which provided material for All the Time in the World (1966). His first collection of poems, Symptoms of Loss, was published in 1965. Other volumes include Sugar Daddy (1970), Some Sweet Day (1975), Love‐Life (1979), No Particular Place to Go (1981), Writing Home (1990), Self‐Portrait with a Slide (1990), and Collected Poems (2002).

Subjects: Literature.


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