Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1939-04-13
Death 2013-08-30
Northern Irish
English

Biographical notes:

Seamus Heaney was born in Northern Ireland in 1939. Heaney is one of the most respected English language poets in the world. He has received numerous awards and honors during his career including the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. In May 2006, he visited the University of Kentucky where he delivered that year's University Commencement Address and was presented with an honorary degree.

From the description of Collection on Seamus Heaney's UK Visit. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 191806046

Seamus Heaney (1939- ), poet, born in County Derry, Northern Ireland.

From the description of Seamus Heaney papers, 1951-2004. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79463305

Seamus Heaney, Irish poet, and David Hammond, a folksinger and filmmaker are personal friends and collaborated on a British Broadcasting Company project in Ireland.

From the description of Letters to David Hammond 1968-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 85016121

Seamus Heaney was born in April 1939 in County Derry, Northern Ireland. He studied at Queen's University, Belfast from 1957 until 1961 and afterwards lived in the city until he moved to teach in America and later to Dublin in 1972.

Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995 and the T.S. Eliot prize in 1996.

Epithet: poet and writer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x0001d4

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Subjects:

  • English poetry--Irish authors--20th century
  • Poets, Irish
  • Baccalaureate addresses
  • Poets, Irish--20th century
  • Authors, Irish--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Editors
  • Poets

Places:

  • Asturias (Spain) (as recorded)