Friday, January 13, 2006

Charlotte Observer, NC article, Jan 8 06

Irving Layton

MONTREAL -- Irving Layton, a prolific writer and one of Canada's top poets, died Wednesday. He was 93. Diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1994. Layton published more than 40 books of poetry and prose over more than five decades, making his way to the top of Canada's literary hierarchy. -- Associated Press


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