George S

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Gender Male
Occupation Writer
Location United Kingdom
Introduction Poet and translator, trained as artist, married to artist, two grown children, married
Interests Almost everything but specifically books, art, music, football, language, translation, history
Favorite Movies Les Enfants du Paradis, The Crowd, Bringing Up Baby, The Big Sleep, Atalante, Paris Texas, Nosferatu, Top Hat, The General, The Werckmeister Harmonies, Passport to Pimlico, The Big Lebowski, Fargo, Abel Gance's Napoleon...
Favorite Music Schubert's String Quintet in C, Beethovens Late Quartets, Miles Davis, Fats Waller, Muddy Waters, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Bartók, a lot of sixties pop, not to forget Irish bands...
Favorite Books Far too many but, say, Eliot, Auden, Stevens, Bishop, Clare, Rochester, Marvell, Donne, Ransom among poets. A lot of Hungarian writers, but, non-Hungarian, most lately W G Sebald and David Grossman.

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