James Reaney

James Reaney bio

Birth Name: James Reaney

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Canada

Date Of Birth: September 1, 1926

Date Of Death: June 11, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Canadian

James Reaney was born on the 1st of September, 1926. He was best known for being a Poet. Canadian poet, librettist, dramatist, academic, and three-time recipient of The Governor General’s Award. His poetry collections include The Red Heart and Imprecations: The Art of Swearing; his plays include Masks of Childhood and Listen to the Wind.

James Reaney was born in Canada. He grew up on an Ontario farm and later studied at University College, Toronto. One of his dramatic works, Colours in the Dark, was staged as part of the 1967 Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

James Reaney was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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James Reaney was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

James Reaney is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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James Reaney was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: James Reaney
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Reaney was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: James Reaney was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: James Reaney had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

James Reaney’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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