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Gavin Buchanan Ewart

Gavin Buchanan Ewart, British poet, writer. Recipient Cholmondeley award, 1971, Michael Braude award for light verse American Academy, 1991. Captain Royal Artillery, 1940-1946. Fellow Royal Society Literature, Society Authors, The Poetry Society (chairman 1974).

Background

  • Ewart, Gavin Buchanan was born on February 4, 1916 in London. Son of George Arthur and Dorothy Hannah (Turner) Ewart.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Christ's College, Cambridge University, 1937. Master of Arts, Christ's College, Cambridge University, 1942.

    Career

    • Salesman Contemporary Lithographs Ltd., London, 1938. Editor Editions Poetry London, 1946. With book reviews department The British Council, London, 1946-1952.

      Copywriter various advertising agencies, 1952-1971. Freelance writer, from 1971.

    Works

    Membership

    Captain Royal Artillery, 1940-1946. Fellow Royal Society Literature, Society Authors, The Poetry Society (chairman 1974).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Adelaide Bennett, March 24, 1956. Children: Jane Susan, Julian Robert.
    • father: George Arthur Ewart
    • mother: Dorothy Hannah (Turner) Ewart
    • spouse: Margaret Adelaide Bennett
    • children: Jane Susan Ewart
    • Julian Robert Ewart
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    Born February 4, 1916
    Died October 23, 1995
    (aged 79)
    Nationality
    • 1937
      Christ's College
    • 1942
      Christ's College
    • 1938
      Salesman Contemporary Lithographs Limited
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1946 - 1952
      with book reviews department The British Council
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1946
      editor Editions Poetry London
    • 1952 - 1971
      copywriter, various advertising agencies