Dylan Marlais Thomas

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Dylan Marlais Thomas

Birthplace: Swansea, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Death: November 09, 1953 (39)
New York, NY, United States (Pneumonia)
Place of Burial: Carmarthen, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of David John Thomas; David John Thomas; Florence Hannah Thomas and Florence Hannah Williams
Husband of Caitlin MacNamara and Caitlin Thomas
Father of Llewelyn Edouard Thomas; Colm Gartan Hart Thomas; Aeronwy Bryn Thomas; Llewelyn Edouard Thomas; Aeronwy Thomas-Ellis and 1 other
Brother of Nancy Thomas and Nancy Marles

Occupation: Welsh poet and writer
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Dylan Marlais Thomas

Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer who wrote exclusively in English. In addition to poetry, he wrote short stories and scripts for film and radio, which he often performed himself. His public readings, particularly in America, won him great acclaim; his sonorous voice with a subtle Welsh lilt became almost as famous as his works. His best-known works include the "play for voices" Under Milk Wood and the celebrated villanelle for his dying father, "Do not go gentle into that good night". Appreciative critics have also noted the craftsmanship and compression of poems such as "In my Craft or Sullen Art" and the rhapsodic lyricism of "Fern Hill'".

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Dylan Marlais Thomas's Timeline

October 27, 1914
Swansea, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
November 25, 1914
Carmarthen, UK
January 30, 1939
March 3, 1943
November 9, 1953
Age 39
New York, NY, United States