P.L. Travers

P.L. Travers

Original Name Helen Lyndon Goff
Birth
Maryborough, Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia
Death 23 Apr 1996 (aged 96)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Twickenham, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 27842116 · View Source
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Author. She was an Australian-born British novelist, actress and journalist. In 1924, she emigrated to England where she wrote under the pen name P.L. Travers. In 1933, she began writing her series of children's novels about the mystical and magical English nanny Mary Poppins. Her popular books have been adapted many times, including the 1964 film starring Julie Andrews and the Broadway musical originally produced in London's West End.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 27842116
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for P.L. Travers (9 Aug 1899–23 Apr 1996), Find a Grave Memorial no. 27842116, citing St Mary's Churchyard, Twickenham, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .