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Deutscher, Isaac (1907–1967), biographer and historian, was born in Chrzanow, near Cracow, Galicia, in Austro-Hungarian Poland on 3 April 1907, the eldest among the three children of Jacob Kopel Deutscher, who owned his own printing business, and his second wife, Gustawa, née Jolles...

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Richard David Ellmann (1918–1987) by Seán O'Mordha © Estate of Seán O'Mordha

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Ellmann, Richard David (1918–1987), literary scholar and biographer, was born on 15 March 1918 in Highland Park, Detroit, Michigan, the second of the three sons (there were no daughters) of James Isaac Ellmann, lawyer, a Jewish Romanian immigrant, and his wife, Jeanette Barsook...

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Lee, Elizabeth (1857/8–1920), biographer and translator, was born in Keppel Street, Russell Square, London, the daughter of Lazarus Lee (b. 1824/5), who dealt in ostrich feathers, and his wife, Jessie Davis (b. 1836/7). She was one of at least six children. Her family was Jewish, and had changed its name from ...

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Richardson, Joanna Leah (1925–2008), biographer, was born on 8 August 1925 at 36 West Heath Drive, Golders Green, London, the elder child of Fred Samuel (later Frederick Samuel) Richardson (1897–1978), leather merchant, and his wife, Charlotte Elsa, née Benjamin (1895–1978). Her parents were South African, of Jewish descent, and had married in ...