Norman Nicholson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

January 8, 1914

Death Date

May 30, 1987

Age of Death

73 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Whitehaven, United Kingdom



The poet Norman Nicholson died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

British poet and author known for the vernacular and religious character of such poems as “Old Man at a Cricket Match.” He also wrote several religious verse dramas, including Birth by Drowning and A Match for the Devil.

He received sanatorium treatment for tuberculosis when he was a teenager.

His literary legacy was celebrated by the 2006 establishment of The Norman Nicholson Society.

He married Yvonne Edith Gardner, a school teacher, in 1956.

His work was admired by celebrated Irish poet Seamus Heaney.