Friday, 21 December 2018

Tom Leonard, Scottish poet, Died at 74

Tom Leonard was born on August 22, 1944, in Glasgow and died on December 21, 2018.

He was a Scottish poet, writer and critic.

Leonard was popularly known for his poems written in the Glaswegian dialect of Scots, particularly his Six Glasgow Poems and The Six O'Clock News.

Leonard's work frequently dealt with the relationship between language, class and culture.

In 1969, his Six Glasgow Poems has been called 'epoch-making' was published.

His poems were iniatially published as an insert in Glasgow University Magazine.

During 2009, he released Outside the Narrative, a collection of his poetry from 1965 to 2009. Tom Leonard passed away at 74 years old.

Tom Leonard passed at 74 years old.

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