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About Anthony Burgess
Anthony Burgess was an American comic writer whose novel titled “A Clockwork Orange” was the basis of the 1971 film of the same name. The author came into the limelight with his 1956 book “Time for a Tiger” which was the first episode of his “The Malayan Trilogy”. He also made a name for himself with his book “Earthly Powers” which was published in 1980.
Aside from his books, he also worked as a linguistic teacher. He was famous for translating some popular plays like “Oedipus Rex” and "Cyrano de Bergerac". He was also a composer and completed more than 250 musicals.
His original name was John Anthony Burgess Wilson and was born to Elizabeth and Joseph Wilson. Before tying the knot with Italian translator Liana Macellari, he was married to Llewela Isherwood Jones. He had a son called Paolo Andrea.
Burgess graduated from Xaverian College after completing Bishop Bilsborrow Memorial Elementary School.
The Royal Society of Literature honored him with their Companion of Literature title in 1991. He was also a member of the highly-rated Royal Society of Literature.
As a screenwriter, he worked on films like “Jesus of Nazareth” and “Moses the Lawgiver”.
He joined the British Army in 1940.
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Famous quotes by Anthony Burgess
Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.Anthony Burgess
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.Anthony Burgess
Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.Anthony Burgess
F.A.Q. about Anthony Burgess
When is his birthday?
Anthony Burgess' birthday is on February 25, 1917.
In how many days is his birthday?
Anthony's birthday is in 283 days
How old was Anthony when he died?
He was 76 years old.
When did he die?
He died in November 22, 1993.
How old would he be today?
Anthony Burgess would be 105 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Anthony from?
He was born in Harpurhey, Manchester, England, UK.
Anthony Burgess' Popularity
Anthony Burgess was a famous English author, who was born on February 25, 1917. As a person born on this date, Anthony Burgess is listed in our database as the 24th most popular celebrity for the day (February 25) and the 24th most popular for the year (1917).
People born on February 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Anthony Burgess is the 1070th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Anthony Burgess' birthday, Anthony Burgess is the 1293rd most famous English.
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