C. Day Lewis

C. Day Lewis

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, novelist

Biography: Cecil Day-Lewis was an Anglo-Irish poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. He also wrote mystery stories under the pseudonym of Nicholas Blake. He is the father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis and documentary filmmaker and television chef Tamasin Day-Lewis.

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Source/Notes: The Complete Poems of C. Day Lewis (Stanford University Press, 1992), p. 546, Poem "Walking Away"

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