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Derek Walcott (1930–2017)

Derek Walcott was born on January 23, 1930 in Castries, Saint Lucia as Derek Alton Walcott. He was a writer, known for Shapes of Rhythm: The Music of Galt MacDermot, United States of Poetry (1995) and Arena (1975). He was married to Sigrid Nama, Norline Metivier, Margaret Ruth Maillard and Fay Moston. He died on March 17, 2017 in Cap Estate, ... See full bio »

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Shapes of Rhythm: The Music of Galt MacDermot Himself - Interviewee: Writer
Arena Himself - Subject


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 1995 United States of Poetry (TV Mini-Series documentary) (poem)
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  Shapes of Rhythm: The Music of Galt MacDermot (Documentary) (post-production)
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 2013 Poetry Is an Island, Derek Walcott (Documentary)
 2009 L'hora del lector (TV Series)
- Episode #3.32 (2009) ... Himself
 1998 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 2 January 1998 (1998) ... Himself - Guest
 1995 United States of Poetry (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1993 Bouillon de culture (TV Series documentary)
- Louis Malle (1993) ... Himself
 1993 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Subject
- Derek Walcott (1993) ... Himself - Subject
 1986 ...And the Pursuit of Happiness (TV Movie documentary)
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 2014 The 50 Year Argument (Documentary)
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Stage: Wrote "Beef No Chicken," performed at the Tricycle Theatre in London, England, with Ram John Holder, Jim Findley, and Sandra Bee in the cast. Yvonne Brewster was director. See more »

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His play, "The Dream on Monkey Mountain," at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 1970 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Production. See more »

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