Seamus Heaney Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Seamus Heaney died at age 74, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Novelist Seamus Heaney's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Northern Irish-born author and poet who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. His best known works include Death of a Naturalist (1966), a modern translation of Beowulf (1999), and Field Work (1979).

He was one of nine children born to Patrick Heaney and Margaret Kathleen McCann. Later, he had two sons of his own with his wife, Marie Heaney.

How did Seamus Heaney die?

Seamus Heaney's death was caused by Complications From A Stroke.

Information about the death of Seamus Heaney
Cause of deathComplications From A Stroke
Age of death74 years
ProfessionNovelist
BirthdayApril 13, 1939
Death dateAugust 30, 2013
Place of deathBlackrock Clinic - Private Hospital Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Place of burialCemetery of St Mary's Church, Bellaghy, Northern Ireland

Quotes

Memory has always been fundamental for me. In fact, remembering what I had forgotten is the way most of the poems get started.

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Poetry is what we do to break bread with the dead.

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The gift of writing is to be self-forgetful, to get a surge of inner life or inner supply or unexpected sense of empowerment, to be afloat, to be out of yourself.

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Anyone born and bred in Northern Ireland can’t be too optimistic.

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I’m not personally obsessed with death. At a certain age, the light that you live in is inhabited by the shades – it ’tis.

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