|born on||10 March 1909 at 17:45 (= 5:45 PM )|
|Place||Fraserburgh, Scotland, 57n42, 2w0|
|Timezone||GMT h0e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||19°32' 29°02 Asc. 18°23'|
Scottish poet. He taught English and History and served as deputy headmaster at Dundee High School for more than ten years (1933-1946). His first collection of poetry, Sea Talk, was published in 1944.
In 1946 he took a position with the BBC as programmes producer in Aberdeen (1946-1956) and then as features producer in Edinburgh (1956-1970). During his career with the BBC he was involved in a number of important arts programs for both radio and television. He was also Theatre and Literary Critic for the Sunday Times (1964-1976) and a Fellow in Creative Writing at Glasgow University (1971-1973).
Considered part of the "Scottish Renaissance," his books include several collections of poems as well as Scottish Sculpture.
He died 25 July 2002.
Paul Wright quotes B.C.
- Vocation : Writers : Poet