I wanted your soft verges But you gave me the hard shoulder.
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|Birth:||10th April, 1932|
|Death:||20th December, 2000|
|Profession:||Painter, Poet, Professor|
Adrian Henri was a British poet and painter. He studied art at Newcastle and for a short time taught art at Preston Catholic College before going on later to lecture in art at both Manchester and Liverpool Colleges of Art. In 1972 he won a major prize for his painting in the John Moores competition. He was president of the Merseyside Arts Association and Liverpool Academy of the Arts in the 1970s and was an honorary professor of the city's John Moores University. His career spanned everything from artist and poet to teacher, rock-and-roll performer, playwright and librettist. He was a firm believer in live poetry reading, and read his poetry at many and varied venues as well as holding poetry workshops at schools and colleges.
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