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Philip Larkin
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Born in Coventry, West Midlands
Born on 9th of August 1922
Died on 2nd of December 1985

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Born 1922. Died 1985 - English poet, librarian and jazz critic.


Early poems appeared in anthology Poetry from Oxford in wartime (1944) and The North Ship (1945). His Collected Poems published posthumously in 1988 became a bestseller. Published two novels, essays and edited The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse.

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