William Butler Yeats
Irish poet and playwright (1865–1939)
Yeats' early poetry drew heavily on myth and legend. His later work had more to do with contemporary issues. One of his famous poems is called "Leda and the Swan".
- "W.B. YEATS DEAD; FAMOUS IRISH POET; Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923 Is Stricken in France". The New York Times. 30 January 1939. Retrieved 14 January 2022.