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Gavin Buchanan Buchanan Ewart

poet

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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, theatre, reading.

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