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David Martin Biography | Poet

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David Martin (22 December 1915 - 1 July 1997), known as an Australian poet, was born Lajos or Ludwig Detsinyi, into a Jewish family in Hungary (then part of Austria-Hungary ). He used as well the names Louis Adam and Louis Destiny. He also wrote novels and short stories, and plays.