Cyril Connolly

Cyril Connolly

Birth
Coventry, Metropolitan Borough of Coventry, West Midlands, England
Death 26 Nov 1974 (aged 71)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Berwick, Wealden District, East Sussex, England
Memorial ID 10040594 · View Source
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Author, Journalist. A schoolmate of George Orwell at St Cyprian's and Eto, he remained a life-long friend of the author. He wrote 'The Rock Pool', 'Enemies of Promise', 'Unquiet Grave' and 'The Modern Movement - 100 Key Books'. He also founded and edited 'Horizon' literary magazine. He was a prolific book reviewer and also reported as a journalist on the Spanish Civil War.

Bio by: TimBrighton


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  • Originally Created by: TimBrighton
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 10040594
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cyril Connolly (10 Sep 1903–26 Nov 1974), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10040594, citing St. Michael and All Angels Churchyard, Berwick, Wealden District, East Sussex, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .