William Hawkins (writer)

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William Hawkins
BornMay 20, 1940
Ottawa, Ontario
DiedJuly 4, 2016 (aged 76)
Ottawa, Ontario
OccupationPoet, Songwriter and Performer
Years active1963-1972; sporadically thereafter

William Alfred Hawkins (May 20, 1940 – July 4, 2016) was a Canadian songwriter, poet, musician and journalist.[1] He was known for his works in the 1960s to Canadian folk rock music and to Canadian poetry. His best known song is "Gnostic Serenade", originally recorded by 3's a Crowd.

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  1. Profile of William Hawkins; www.wmhawkins.com.

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