Betjeman
biographical name Sir John 1906-1984 British author; poet laureate (1972-84)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Betjeman —   [ betʃɪmən], Sir (seit 1969) John, englischer Dichter, * London 28. 8. 1906, ✝ Trebetherick (Cornwall) 19. 5. 1984; »Poet laureate« seit 1972; schrieb geistreiche urbane satirische Lyrik, die ein weites Publikum erreichte, aber auch Literaten… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Betjeman — [bech′ə mən] Sir John 1906 84; Eng. poet: poet laureate (1972 84) …   English World dictionary

  • Betjeman — Sir John Betjeman (* 28. August 1906 in London; † 19. Mai 1984 in Daymer Lane, Trebetherick, Cornwall) war ein britischer Dichter, Publizist und Journalist. Er gilt als der weitaus populärste Lyriker Großbritanniens im 20. Jahrhundert. Bekannt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Betjeman — /bech euh meuhn/, n. Sir John, 1906 84, English poet: poet laureate 1972 84. * * * …   Universalium

  • Betjeman — This famous surname, one of the earliest recorded in history, and recorded in over two hundred spellings from Benedicte, Benech and Bennet, to Banish, Beinosovitch and Vedyasov, derives from the Roman personal name Benedictus , meaning blessed.… …   Surnames reference

  • Betjeman — Be|tje|man, Sir John (1906 84) a British poet who became Poet Laureate (=the poet employed by the Queen to write special poems on important occasions) , and who wrote many humorous poems about British society …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Betjeman — Bet•je•man [[t]ˈbɛtʃ ə mən[/t]] n. big Sir John, 1906–84, English poet: poet laureate 1972–84 …   From formal English to slang

  • Betjeman — /ˈbɛtʃəmən/ (say bechuhmuhn) noun Sir John, 1906–84, English poet and writer; poet laureate 1972–84 …   Australian English dictionary

  • BETJEMAN — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Betjeman And Barton — Logo de Betjeman and Barton Dates clés 1919 : Création 1978 : Reprise par Didier Jumeau Lafond …   Wikipédia en Français

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