• Abse, Dannie

    Dannie Abse (1923-2014) was born in Cardiff, Wales to a Jewish family. Although best known as a poet, Abse worked in medicine, and was a specialist at a chest clinic for over thirty years. In 2012 was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to poetry and literature.

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