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Irving Layton Biography and Poems

Irving Layton Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Irving Layton, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Layton, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Irving Peter Layton, OC (March 12, 1912 – January 4, 2006) was a Romanian-born Canadian poet. He was known for his "tell it like it is" style which won him a wide following but also made enemies. As T. Jacobs notes in his biography (2001), Layton fought Puritanism throughout his life:. Romanian-born Canadian poet

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