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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist and university professor. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Mrs Rosemary Summers, 1955.
Given by Nicholas Summers, 28 Feb 2007
Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 6859, fol. 68
Tolkien | John Ronald Reuel | 1892-1973 | Philologist and Author
English literature -- 20th century