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

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) 
 
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  Faith Nona Stone Mackenzie (1878 - 1960)*
 
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Cille Bharra St Barr’s Church
Isle of Barra
Outer Hebrides, Scotland
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Aug 02, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15117366
Sir Compton Mackenzie
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