Ted Hughes Rank
About Ted Hughes
Ted Hughes was a celebrated English poet regarded as one of the greatest poets of his time. Some of his most famous poetic works include 1957's The Hawk in the Rain, 1970's Crow: From the Life and the Songs of the Crow, 1989's Wolfwatching and 1998's Birthday Letters.
He was married twice. His first marriage was to renowned poet Sylvia Plath in 1956. The marriage ended when Sylvia committed suicide in 1963. He fathered three children: Frieda, Nicholas and Shura Hughes.
His famous collection of poetry titled Birthday Letters won him a number of awards and honors including the T.S. Eliot Prize and the Forward Poetry Prize.
In 2008, he was placed at #4 on The Times' "50 Greatest British Writers since 1945".
He was appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom by Queen Elizabeth II in 1984. He served as a Poet Laureate from that time until his death in 1998.
Ted Hughes Rank
Famous quotes by Ted Hughes
Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.Ted Hughes
Ted Hughes' Popularity
Ted Hughes was a famous English poet, who was born on August 17, 1930. As a person born on this date, Ted Hughes is listed in our database as the 22nd most popular celebrity for the day (August 17) and the 25th most popular for the year (1930).
People born on August 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Ted Hughes is the 597th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Ted Hughes' birthday, Ted Hughes is the 580th most famous English.
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