John Hegley (1 October 1953 - / Islington, London)
John Hegley is an English performance poet, comedian, musician and songwriter.
He was born in the Newington Green area of Islington, London, England, into a Roman Catholic household. He was brought up in Luton and Bristol. After school he worked as a bus conductor and civil servant before attending the University of Bradford, where he gained a B.Sc. in European Literature and the History of Ideas and Sociology. Hegley has French ancestry (his father's name was René) and claims he is descended from the composer Jean-Philippe Rameau. His paternal grandmother was a dancer with the Folies Bergère.
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- A Somewhat Absent Minded Attempt to Be P...
- An Owner's Complaint
- Bonfire Night
- Centurion Soldier
- Deep in shallow waters
- Easter Eggley
- Love Cuts
- Love poem by my dog
- My doggie don't wear glasses
- My father's footwear