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Cecil Day-Lewis

Writer
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Born Apr 27, 1904
Hometown County Laois
Died May 22, 1972
Death Place Hadley Wood
Nationality Ireland
Other Names Day Lewis, C

Cecil Day-Lewis CBE (27 April 1904 – 22 May 1972) was an Anglo-Irish poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. He also wrote mystery stories under the pseudonym of Nicholas Blake. He is the father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis and documentary filmmaker and television chef Tamasin Day-Lewis.… Read More

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Cecil Day-Lewis
Cecil Day-Lewis
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  • Reverend Frank Cecil Day-Lewis
    Reverend Frank Cecil Day-Lewis
    Father, d.1938

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1972 68 Years Old Cecil Day-Lewis died from pancreatic cancer on 22 May 1972, aged 68, at Lemmons, the Hertfordshire home of Kingsley Amis and Elizabeth Jane Howard, where he and his family were staying. … Read More
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