Ken McLeish

Kenneth McLeish (1940 - 1997) was born in Glasgow and educated at Bradford Grammar School and Worcester College, Oxford.  He taught Classics at several schools, notably Watford Grammar School and Bedales, and then turned to full-time writing of adult reference books.  His earlier works were for children.  He was very prolific and an accomplished linguist. In the last ten years of his life he was delighted to realise his boyhood dream of working in the theatre.  Kenneth McLeish was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.  His translations include works by Euripides, Horvath, Strindberg, Ibsen, Aristophanes, Sophocles and Molière. His original stage plays are 'Orpheus', 'Saleem And The Pirates'

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