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Edward Burra
Birth: Mar. 29, 1905
Greater London, England
Death: Oct. 22, 1976
Hastings
East Sussex, England

Artist. He is best known for his surreal paintings of urban subcultures. Burra also designed the costumes and sets for many ballet productions, including "The ABC of Theatre" (1932), "Rio Grande" (1932), "Barabau" (1936), "Miracle of the Gorbals" (1944), "Carmen" (1947), "Don Juan" (1948) and "Don Quixote" (1950). In his later years he focused on the Spanish Civil War and World War II as subjects. He was included in the Arts Council of Britian exhibition in 1951. In 1963, he declined election as associate of the Royal Academy of Arts. Burra was awarded the C.B.E in 1971. (bio by: s.canning) 
 
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Rye Cemetery
Rye
Rother District
East Sussex, England
 
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Originally Created by: s.canning
Record added: Jul 30, 2006
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