Hamish Henderson (1952-2002)

Hamish Henderson (1952-2002) Hamish Henderson Lived One Of The Great Lives Of Twentieth Century Scotland, A Dramatic Life Of Epic European Scale, A Life Of Major Artistic, Political And Spiritual Achievement Well Known As A Songwriter, A Poet And A Pioneer In The Field Of Scottish Folksong, Henderson Was Also A Highly Original Translator Of Poetry From Gaelic, French, German, Latin And Greek Much Of It Into Scots He Also Translated The Work Of The Italian Socialist Antonio Gramsci, Whose Prison Letters He Published In English In 1974 Born In Blairgowrie, Perthshire, In 1919, Hamish Henderson Spent His Early Years In Glenshee Before Moving To Ireland And Then Devon He Won A Scholarship To Dulwich College And Went On To Study Modern Languages At Cambridge During The Second World War He Served In North Africa And Italy With The 51st Highland Division He Died In March 2002 This Book, A Major Study Of This Charismatic And Fascinating Man, Presents Both A Detailed Biography And An Assessment Of His Place In The Context Of The Twentieth Century It Is Based On First Hand Interviews With Those Who Knew Henderson Both Personally And Professionally As Well As Detailed Research Of Published And Unpublished Sources.

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  • Hardcover
  • 396 pages
  • Hamish Henderson (1952-2002)
  • Timothy Neat
  • English
  • 16 March 2017
  • 9781846970634