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Graham, (William) Sydney (1918–1986), poet

Michael Seward Snow

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Graham, (William) Sydney (1918–1986), poet, was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, on 19 November 1918, the elder child and elder son of Alexander Graham (1884–1954), marine engineer, of Greenock, and his wife, Margaret McDermid (1882–1940), shopkeeper. After leaving Greenock high school at fourteen, he completed an apprenticeship in engineering. In 1938–9 he attended ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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