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date: 26 February 2020

Farjeon, Benjamin Leopoldlocked

(1838–1903)
  • Lewis Melville
  • , revised by William Baker

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Farjeon, Benjamin Leopold (1838–1903), novelist and playwright, second son of the five children of Jacob Farjeon (d. 1865), a poor second-hand clothes dealer, and his wife, Dinah Levy of Deal, Kent, was born in London on 12 May 1838. His parents were Orthodox Jews. Brought up in ...

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