Peter Redgrove


Peter Redgrove was born in Kingston, Surrey County, Jamaica on January 2nd, 1932 and is the Poet. At the age of 71, Peter Redgrove biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 2, 1932
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Kingston, Surrey County, Jamaica
Death Date
Jun 16, 2003 (age 71)
Zodiac Sign
Author, Poet, Writer
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Penelope Shuttle
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Peter Redgrove Life

Peter William Redgrove (2 January 1932 – 16 June 2003) was a British poet, who also wrote prose, novels and plays with his second wife Penelope Shuttle.


Peter Redgrove Career

Life and career

Redgrove was born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey. He attended Taunton School and Queens' College, Cambridge, and Cambridge. Ted Hughes and Harry Guest, poets, curated Delta magazine for several issues while at Cambridge, and met the poets Ted Hughes and Harry Guest. He left college without a degree in 1954, married Barbara Sherlock, and moved to copywriting.

Redgrove was a participant in Philip Hobsbaum's poetry discussion group in Cambridge. He continued to participate in these talks and became a member of 'The Group.' He taught at the University of Buffalo in 1961/2 and was Gregory Fellow at the University of Leeds from 1962 to 1965. In 1996, he received the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

Barbara Redgrove, William, Peter, and Katherine were among the three children from his first marriage to the sculptor Barbara Redgrove. Zoe, he and his second wife, poet Penelope Shuttle, had a child together.