Berry, Francis

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Name
Berry, Francis Gender: M
born on 23 March 1915 at 15:04:20 (= 3:04 PM )
Place Ipoh, Malaysia, 4n35, 101e05
Timezone SST h7e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 01°37' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 24°51 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 10°53'



Biography

English poet and critic born in Malaysia who worked in a lawyer's office until his first poem was published in 1934; by 1937 he had won awards. After the war, he lectured on English literature. His first book as a critic came out in 1958, "The Poet's Grammar." He also wrote "Poetry and the Physical Voice," 1962.

Married, he had two kids. In 1941, he converted to Catholicism.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1958 (The Poet's Grammar)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1937 (First poem)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1962 (Poetry and the Physical Voice)
  • Social : Joined group 1941 (Catholic convert)

Source Notes

Fuller quotes him in AQ, 6/1953

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction ("The Poets Grammer")
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Conversion/ Born again (Catholic convert)
  • Vocation : Business : Clerk/ Typist (Worked in lawyer's office up to 1934)