Caitlin <I>Macnamara</I> Thomas

Caitlin Macnamara Thomas

Birth
Hammersmith, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, Greater London, England
Death 1 Aug 1994 (aged 80)
Catania, Città Metropolitana di Catania, Sicilia, Italy
Burial Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Memorial ID 13085541 · View Source
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Wife of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. The daughter of a poet herself, Caitlin was born one year before Dylan Thomas. She spent her youth in Blashford, London, Ireland and Paris. She met Dylan for the first time in April 1936. They married on July 11, 1937 in Penzance, Cornwall. The following years were full of dramas caused by alcohol, economic difficulties and (mutual) infidelity. They had three children, Llewelyn (1939-2000; obituary on http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,,403809,00.html ), Aeron and Colm. After Dylan's death in 1953, she met a Sicilian film maker, Giuseppe Fazio, whom she married in 1957. They had a child together. Caitlin spent her last years in Catania, where she died in 1994.

Further sources: An autobiography as well as biographies by Pimlico and Hutchinson
Interview with Caitlin : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQzcQ1KVFaM
Short bio on http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/dylanthomas/biography/pages/caitlin.shtml


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  • Created by: Dieter Birkenmaier
  • Added: 22 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13085541
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caitlin Macnamara Thomas (8 Dec 1913–1 Aug 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13085541, citing Saint Martin's Churchyard, Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales ; Maintained by Dieter Birkenmaier (contributor 46785965) .