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Wystan Hugh Auden (1907 - 1973)

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Wystan Hugh Auden
Born in York, Yorkshire, Englandmap
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Brother of [half] and [half]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Vienna, Austriamap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Aug 2014 | Last significant change: 30 Nov 2018
01:44: Susan Keil edited the Biography for Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973). (wikilink to Erika's profile) [Thank Susan for this]
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Categories: English Poets | Oxford Professors of Poetry.



The pre-eminent poet W.H. Auden, Professor of Poetry, Oxford University, 1956-61.

Research Notes

Unconsummated marriage of convenience with Erika Mann, done only to ensure her a British passport before the Nazi regime cancelled Erika's German citizenship. [1]


  1. Erika Mann - Wikipedia, accessed 29Nov2018.

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  • Auden-7 was created by Hugh Dunkerley through the import of Hugh Dunkerley Family Tree_2014-07-28_01.ged on Jul 28, 2014.

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