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Born: February 25, 1917

Died: November 22, 1993 (aged 76)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Novelist, critic, composer, librettist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, essayist, broadcaster, translator, linguist, educationalist

Bio: John Anthony Burgess Wilson who published under the pen name Anthony Burgess was an English writer and composer. Burgess was predominantly seen as a comic writer, and although this was how his works were read, he claimed that his works weren't intended to be humorous. He was one of the pre-eminent post-war British writers.

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