Gilbert Murray, OM

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George Gilbert Aimé Murray, OM

Also Known As: "Gilbert"
Birthplace: Paddington, NSW, Australia
Death: May 20, 1957 (91)
at his residence, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Terence Murray and Agnes Anne Murray
Husband of Lady Mary Henrietta Murray
Father of Rosalind Mary Toynbee; Denis Murray; Basil Murray; Private and Stephen Murray
Brother of John Plunkett Murray; Agnes G Murray and Sir Hubert Murray, KCMG
Half brother of Leila Alexandrina Murray; Evelyn Mary Fanny Matilda Morrison; Ayleen Elizabeth Murray; Constance Matilda Gibbes; Geraldine Bessie Jane Murray and 2 others

Managed by: Will Holmes à Court
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About Gilbert Murray, OM

George Gilbert Aimé Murray, OM, FBA (2 January 1866 – 20 May 1957) was an Australian-born British classical scholar and public intellectual, with connections in many spheres. He was an outstanding scholar of the language and culture of Ancient Greece, perhaps the leading authority in the first half of the twentieth century. He is the basis for the character of Adolphus Cusins in his friend George Bernard Shaw's play Major Barbara, and also appears as the chorus figure in Tony Harrison's play Fram.

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Gilbert Murray, OM's Timeline

January 2, 1866
Paddington, NSW, Australia
February 1908
May 20, 1957
Age 91
England, United Kingdom
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom