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Roger McGough
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Born in Liverpool, Merseyside
Born on 9th of November 1937

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Born 1937 - English poet, playwright and performer.

Educated at Hull University. Worked as schoolteacher and art college teacher. Member of the pop music/poetry group 'The Scaffold' (1963-73). Made his name as one of the 'Liverpool Poets' with Adrian Henri and Brian Patten. Twice won the Signal Poetry Award. Wrote a number of plays. Most recent works includes his poetry Everyday Eclipses (2002). Awarded OBE in 1997.

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