Jay Macpherson

Short Name: Jay Macpherson
Full Name: Macpherson, Jay, 1931-
Birth Year: 1931

Macpherson, Jay. (London, England, June 13, 1931-- ). United Church. Carlton University (Ottawa), B.A., 1951; McGill University (Montreal), B.L.S., 1953; University of Toronto, M.A., 1955; Ph.D., 1964. Teacher and professor of English at Victoria College, University of Toronto, 1954-?. Published several acclaimed books of poetry, notably The Boatman and other Poems (Toronto, Oxford, 1957) before deciding to concentrate on her teaching. For The Hymn Book (1971) she was asked to provide new translations of several German hymn, including "Ein' feste Burg" and "Wachet auf."

--Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives

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