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Anthony Burgess
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Anthony Burgess Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 25 February 1917


: Pisces


: 22 November 1993


: 76 years

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  • John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL – who published under the pen name Anthony Burgess – was an English writer and composer
Born:25 February 1917 Comment
When did Anthony Burgess die? / Died22 November 1993
How many years did Anthony Burgess live? / Lived76 years
Zodiac sign:Pisces

 Anthony Burgess facts

  • From relatively modest beginnings in a Catholic family in Manchester, he eventually became one of the best known English literary figures of the latter half of the twentieth century
  • Although Burgess was predominantly a comic writer, his dystopian satire A Clockwork Orange remains his best known novel
  • In 1971 it was adapted into a highly controversial film by Stanley Kubrick, which Burgess said was chiefly responsible for the popularity of the book
  • Burgess produced numerous other novels, including the Enderby quartet, and Earthly Powers, regarded by most critics as his greatest novel
  • He wrote librettos and screenplays, including for the 1977 TV mini-series Jesus of Nazareth
  • He worked as a literary critic, including for The Observer and The Guardian, and wrote studies of classic writers, notably James Joyce
  • A versatile linguist, Burgess lectured in phonetics, and translated Cyrano de Bergerac, Oedipus the King and the opera Carmen, among others
  • Burgess also composed over 250 musical works; he sometimes claimed to consider himself as much a composer as an author, although he enjoyed considerably more success in writing

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