Dennis Lee was born
August 31, 1939, in Toronto. Second of four children.
Both grandfathers were Methodist ministers;
both parents were high school teachers.
He attended Kingsway Lambton Public School.
University of Toronto Schools (secondary).
University of Toronto. B.A., 1962, in English
Language and Literature. M.A., 1965,
with thesis on "Ekstatic Form in Modern
He married Susan Perly, 1985. Three grown children,
by previous marriages. One grandson.