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Edwin Morgan, Poetry's Ambassador for Multilingualism


Mis à jour : 20 Aoû 2011

Posted on by Eilidh MacDonald

Yesterday marked the first anniversary of the death of Edwin Morgan, one of Scotland’s greatest poets. Born in 1920 in Glasgow, Morgan was Professor of English at Glasgow University until 1980 and went on to serve as Glasgow’s first Poet Laureate until 2002. In 2004 he was appointed the first ‘Scots Makar’, a position created to recognise Scotland’s rich history of poets (makar is a Scots word for poet). Read more on Language Rich Europe...