Harold Massingham

Harold Massingham (1932 – 2011) was the son of a collier and attended the same school in Yorkshire as Ted Hughes. His poetry collections include Black Bull Guarding Apples (Longmans, 1965) and Frost Gods (Macmillan, 1971). He was also a crossword compiler for The Listener and The Independent. He spent several years in Spain before returning to settle in the UK at the end of his life.

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