Dannie Abse: Life and passions reflected in poet's work
The Welsh poet and author Dannie Abse has died aged 91.
During an award-winning career as a writer he published poems, novels and autobiographies, while also practising as a doctor.
Mr Abse was born in Cardiff in the 1920s and was the brother of Labour MP Leo Abse, and psychoanalyst Wilfred Abse.
He died surrounded by his family after a short illness.
"We've lost a truly great poet," said his agent, Robert Kirby.
BBC Wales arts correspondent Huw Thomas looks back on his life and passions, which was reflected in his work.
29 Sep 2014
- From the section Wales