|Birth Day||January 8, 1914|
|Age||106 YEARS OLD|
British poet and author known for the vernacular and religious character of such poems as "Old Man at a Cricket Match." He also wrote several religious verse dramas, including Birth by Drowning and A Match for the Devil.
He received sanatorium treatment for tuberculosis when he was a teenager.
His literary legacy was celebrated by the 2006 establishment of The Norman Nicholson Society.
He married Yvonne Edith Gardner, a school teacher, in 1956.
His work was admired by celebrated Irish poet Seamus Heaney.