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Dutt, Toru (1856–1877), Indian poet, translator, and novelist, was born at 12 Maniktollah Street, Rambagan, Calcutta, India, on 4 March 1856, the youngest daughter in the family of three children of Govin Chunder Dutt and his wife, Kshetramoni, née Mitter. Apart from a year (...

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Muir [née Anderson], Wilhelmina Johnston [Willa] [pseud. Agnes Neill Scott] (1890–1970), novelist and translator, was born on 13 March 1890 at 14 Chapel Place, Montrose, Forfarshire (Angus), the oldest of three surviving children of Peter Anderson (1864/5–1899), draper, and Elizabeth (Betty) Gray, ...

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Sebald, Winfried Georg Maximilian [Max] (1944–2001), writer and scholar of literature in German, was born on 18 May 1944 in Wertach im Allgäu, Bavaria, the only son in the family of four children of rural glassmakers whom he once described as 'conventional, Catholic, anti-Communist, working-class' (...