James McAuley

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James Phillip McAuley (12 October 1917 – 15 October 1976) was an Australian poet who also composed hymns. He was a Catholic whose hymns were used in Catholic liturgy and now by other denominations.[1] McAuley was born in Lakemba, Sydney. His first book of verse, Under Aldebaran, was published in 1946.[2] He died of liver cancer in Hobart.

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  1. Coleman, Peter. "James McAuley: A Poet in Politics". The Rathouse. Retrieved 2006-12-24.
  2. Pierce, Peter, "McAuley, James Phillip (1917–1976)", Australian Dictionary of Biography, Canberra: National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, retrieved 2022-04-04