7 February 1946
Brian Patten is an English poet, playwright, and performer. He was born in Liverpool and is considered one of the key figures of the Liverpool Poets, a group of young poets who emerged in the 1960s. Patten is known for his witty and playful poetry, which often addresses themes of love, loss, and everyday life. He has published several books of poetry, including "Little Johnny's Confession" and "Badman". He is also an accomplished playwright and has performed his poetry all over the world.