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date: 18 October 2019

MacLean, Sorley [Somhairle MacGill-Eain]locked

(1911–1996)
  • Iain Crichton Smith
  •  and Donald E. Meek

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MacLean, Sorley [Somhairle MacGill-Eain] (1911–1996), poet, was born on 26 October 1911 at Oscaig, Raasay, Inverness-shire, the second of the seven children of Malcolm MacLean (1880–1951), a tailor, and his wife, Christina (1886–1974), daughter of Sorley Nicolson of Braes, Skye, and his wife, ...

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