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William Henry Davies

William Henry Davies Biography

Poet


ABOUT
Welsh poet and writer who became known for Leisure and The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp. His later works include Young Emma and The Loneliest Mountain.
BEFORE FAME
He was raised in a Welsh port city by an iron- molder father.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Helen Payne. He and Payne lived in several different regions of England, including Surrey and Gloucestershire.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He wrote under the name W.H. Davies and is often associated with the Georgian Poets, a group that included author D.H. Lawrence.
TRIVIA
He spent many years as a vagrant in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

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