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CodeNA9023
Dates1922-
Person NameNeill; William (1922-); poet
SurnameNeill
ForenamesWilliam
Epithetpoet
ActivityWilliam Neill ['Uilleam Niall'] (b 1922), poet and writer, was born on 22 February 1922 at Prestwick, Ayrshire, and was educated at Ayr Academy. He served with the Royal Air Force as a flight navigator and studied Celtic languages as a mature student at the University of Edinburgh in 1971. He trained as a teacher at Jordanhill College, Glasgow, in 1972 and taught for the next ten years. He edited magazines 'Catalyst' and 'Lallans'. His poetry has been published in English, Scots and Gaelic (as Uilleam Niall). He lives in Galloway, South West Scotland.
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