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Sir Compton Mackenzie
Birth: Jan. 17, 1883
Death: Nov. 30, 1972

Author. The son of actor Edward Compton, he was born in Hartlepool, England. He initially wrote for the theatre and his first novel, "The Passionate Elopement", was published in 1911. Mackenzie settled in Scotland in 1928, where he wrote his famous satire of Scottish village life, "Whisky Galore" (1947). It was filmed in 1949. Among his other works are "The Monarch of the Glen", "The Rival Monster", and "Rockets Galore". He died in Edinburgh.  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
Cille Barra Cemetery
Isle of Barra
Outer Hebrides, Scotland
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Aug 02, 2006
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