Leonard, Tom

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Name
Leonard, Tom Gender: M
born on 22 August 1944 at 05:10 (= 05:10 AM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone BDST h2e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 28°53' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 04°39 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 09°32'



Portrait of Tom Leonard 
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Tom Leonard
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Biography

Scottish poet, writer and critic best known for his poems written in the Glaswegian dialect of Scots, particularly his Six Glasgow Poems and "The Six O'Clock News." His work frequently dealt with the relationship between language, class and culture.

He was appointed Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow in 2001.

He died on 21 December 2018, aged 74.

Link to Wikipedia

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Lochhead, Liz (born 26 December 1947)

Events

Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes birth record.

Categories

  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of Creative Writing)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Literary)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Biographical novel)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet