1893? b. Dec. 4th. in Yorkshire
English Poet, essayist, anarchist.
1915 Read was commissioned as a second lieutenant in a battalion of the Yorkshire regiment,
the Green Howards.
Joined the civil service.
1919 m. Evelyn May Roff; one son.
1933 Separates from Roff.
1936 London International Surrealist Exhibition.
Hugh Sykes Davies
Diana Brinton Lee
The French organizing committee were:
David Gascoyne, Sheila Legge, Stanley William Haytor and McKnight Kauffer
also attended some of the meetings. Bjerke Petersen from Denmark was also involved.
Sept; Signed Declaration on Spain.
m. the musician Margaret Ludwig; they had four children.
1937 Edited Surrealism -> published to commemorate the 1936 Exhibition.
contained essays by Andre Breton; Paul Eluard; Georges Hugnet; Hugh Sykes Davies
and including work by Leonor Fini.
The Surrealist Object. audio ->.
1939 Contributes to The London Bulletin.
1953 Accepted knighthood.
1968 d. june 12th. Yorkshire.
See wiki -> and biography -> and Oxford DNB ->.