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Ralph Barker Gustafson

Ralph Barker Gustafson, Canadian poet, educator. Member Keble Association, Oxford (life), League Canada Poets (life), Writers Union Canada.

Background

  • Gustafson, Ralph Barker was born on August 16, 1909 in Lime Ridge, Quebec, Canada. Son of Carl Otto and Gertrude Ella (Barker) Gustafson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Master of Arts, Bishops University, 1930. Data Control Language (honorary), Bishops University, 1977. Bachelor, Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1933.

      Doctor of Letters (honorary), Mount Allison University, 1973. Doctor of Letters (honorary), York University, 1991.

    Career

    • Music master Bishops College School, 1930. Master St. Alban's Boys School, Ontario, 1934. With British Information Services, 1942-1946.

      Professor, university poet Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Quebec, 1963-1979. Music critic Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, from 1960. Member various award juries Canada Council.

      Representative Canada poet to United Kingdom, 1972, Canada poet to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1976, Canada poet to Washington, 1977, Canada poet to Italy, 1981, 82. Professor emeritus Bishop's University, 1992.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Keble Association, Oxford (life), League Canada Poets (life), Writers Union Canada.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Renninger, October 4, 1958.
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    Born August 16, 1909
    Died May 29, 1995
    (aged 85)
    • 1930
      Master of Arts
    • 1977
      Bishops University
    • 1933
      Master of Arts
    • 1973
      Mount Allison University
    • 1991
      York University
    • 1930
      Music master Bishops College School
    • 1934
      master St. Alban's Boys School
      Ontario, Canada
    • 1942 - 1946
      with British Information Services
    • 1963 - 1979
      professor
      Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada
    • 1972
      representative Canada poet to United Kingdom
    • 1976
      representative Canada poet to United Kingdom
    • 1977
      representative Canada poet to United Kingdom
    • 1981
      representative Canada poet to United Kingdom
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