He was born in Yorkshire on 17 August 1930 and died on 28 October 1998. He was an English poet who was married to the famous poetess Sylvia Plath who committed suicide. Together with Danial Waissbort in London he edited the literature magazine Modern poetry n translation where they promoted the most popular modern writers of the 20th century. The biggest influence over his work had the work Birds, Beasts and Flowers by D.H. Lawrence. He was fascinated by animals and expresses the “essence” of the living beings. He is the author of the following books: Hawk in the Rain (1957), Luparcal (1960), Crow (1970), Gaudete (1977), Cave Birds (1978), Remains of Elmet (1979) and others.