Montague, John; 1979-05-07
Dr. David Lampe Poetry Collection
Archives & Special Collections Department, E. H. Butler Library
Biography: John Montague (28 February 1929 − 10 December 2016) was an Irish poet. Born in America, he was raised in Ireland. He published a number of volumes of poetry, two collections of short stories and two volumes of memoir. He was one of the best known Irish contemporary poets. In 1998 he became the first occupant of the Ireland Chair of Poetry (essentially Ireland's poet laureate). In 2010, he was made a Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur, France's highest civil award.
-Wikipedia, John Montague, 2020-09-14
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