Max Beerbohm

English writer and caricaturist (1872-1956) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Sir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm (24 August 1872 – 20 May 1956) was an English essayist, parodist and caricaturist under the signature Max. He first became known in the 1890s as a dandy and a humorist. He was the drama critic for the Saturday Review from 1898 until 1910, when he relocated to Rapallo, Italy. In his later years he was popular for his occasional radio broadcasts. Among his best-known works is his only novel, Zuleika Dobson, published in 1911. His caricatures, drawn usually in pen or pencil with muted watercolour tinting, are in many public collections.

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Max Beerbohm
From The Critic 1901
From The Critic 1901
BornHenry Maximilian Beerbohm
(1872-08-24)24 August 1872
London, England
Died20 May 1956(1956-05-20) (aged 83)
Rapallo, Italy
Resting placeSt. Paul's Cathedral
OccupationEssayist, parodist, caricaturist