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Sir Geoffrey Hill obituary | 01-Jul-16

Poet and essayist Sir Geoffrey Hill has passed away aged 84. His wife confirmed his death on Twitter in the morning of Friday 1 July. Hill had been referred to as the "greatest living poet in the English language" and was Oxford University's Professor of Poetry from 2010-2015. Hill also won the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism in 2009.

Read a full obituary on the New Statesman website

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