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Fried, Erich (1921–1988), poet, translator, and essayist, was born on 6 May 1921 in Vienna, the only child of middle-class Jewish parents, Hugo Fried (1890–1938), haulage contractor, later hypnotist, and his wife, Nellie, née Stein (1896–1982). After the Nazi annexation of Austria his father was arrested and beaten to death by the ...


Abraham Hayward (1801–1884) by Lemercier © National Portrait Gallery, London


Hayward, Abraham (1801–1884), essayist and translator, was born on 22 November 1801 in Wilton, near Salisbury, the eldest son of Joseph Hayward (d. 1844), landed gentleman and writer on agriculture and horticulture, and Mary, daughter of Richard Abraham of White Lackington, Somerset...