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Performer: Peter Porter
Genre: Audio recording
Title: Poets On Record 12: Peter Porter Reads From His Own Work
Released: 1974
Style: Poetry
FLAC version ZIP size: 1518 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1298 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1781 mb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 152
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Peter Porter, OAM (born February 16, 1929, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia – died April 23, 2010, London, England, UK) was an Australian poet based in Britain. Poets On Record 12: Peter Porter Reads From His Own Work ‎(7").

Peter Neville Frederick Porter OAM (16 February 1929 – 23 April 2010) was a British-based Australian poet. Porter was born in Brisbane, Australia, in 1929. His mother, Marion, died of a burst gall-bladder in 1938. He was educated at the Anglican Church Grammar School (then known as the Church of England Grammar School) and left school at eighteen to work as a trainee journalist at The Courier-Mail. However, he only lasted a year with the paper before he was dismissed.

Poet: stack level too deep. The Recording Our thanks are due to Peter Porter for generous assistance given in production of the recording. The Selected Bibliography was prepared by the Fryer Memorial Library of Australian Literature in the University of Queensland.

Peter Porter reads from his own work 3 copies. The last of England 3 copies. Also by Peter Porter. Michelangelo, Life, Letters, and Poetry (Translator) 84 copies. The Best Australian Essays 2003 (Contributor) 12 copies.

About Peter Porter Born in Brisbane, Australia in 1929 Peter Porter moved to London in 1951 and worked in bookselling and advertising before becoming a freelance writer and broadcaster working for The Observer as poetry critic. During the 1950s he was associated with poets in 'The Group' (including Martin Bell and Philip Hobsbaum). His first collection of poetry, Once Bitten, Twice Bitten, was published in 1961. The Cost of Seriousness, regarded by many critics as his best work, was written after the death of his first wife in 1974

Peter Porter, winner of the Forward prize, the Whitbread poetry award and the Queen's Gold Medal for poetry, has died at the age of 8. The poet Peter Porter has died this afternoon, aged 81, after struggling over the past year with liver cancer. Hailed by his friend and colleague Anthony Thwaite as "one of the finest poets of our time", Porter was a prolific writer, who combined erudition, sophistication and a human touch to produce a series of marvellous collections stretching over five decades. Born in Brisbane, Australia in 1929, he came to London in 1951, working as a bookseller and in advertising before writing on poetry for the Observer.

Peter Augustus Porter (October 10, 1853 – December 15, 1925) was a . Representative from New York, and grandson of Peter Buell Porter. Porter was the son of Colonel Peter A. Porter, the Civil War hero who bravely died in the bloody Battle of Cold Harbor. Porter was one of Niagara's first native poets.

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Peter Porter, who died on April 23 aged 81, was one of the most distinguished poets working in Britain, where he lived after leaving his native Australia in 1951. Peter Porter, who died on April 23 aged 81, was one of the most distinguished poets working in Britain, where he lived after leaving his native Australia in 1951. 6:49PM BST 23 Apr 2010.

Tracklist

A1 Your Attention Please
A2 Phar Lap In The Melbourne Museum
A3 Once Bitten, Twice Shy; Once Shy, Twice Shy
B1 The Sadness Of The Creatures
B2 Sex And The Over Forties
B3 Story Which Should Have Happened
B4 Mort Aux Chats

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – University Of Queensland Press
  • Copyright (c) – Peter Porter
  • Copyright (c) – University Of Queensland Press
  • Copyright (c) – Oxford University Press
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – University Of Queensland Press
  • Distributed By – Prentice-Hall International

Credits

  • Booklet Editor [Poets On Record General Editor] – Thomas W. Shapcott
  • Liner Notes – Peter Porter
  • Read By – Peter Porter

Notes

Stiffened board hardcover book with 7" record.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (ISBN): 0 7022 0908 2