Category:Philip Larkin

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Philip Larkin 
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English poet, novelist, jazz critic and librarian
Date of birth 9 August 1922
Date of death 2 December 1985
Kingston upon Hull
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
  • esophageal cancer
Place of burial
  • Cottingham
Educated at
  • St John's College
  • journalist
  • poet
  • librarian
  • novelist
  • writer
  • music journalist
  • University of Hull
Member of
  • Royal Society of Literature
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Award received
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  • Cholmondeley Award
  • Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
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