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Anthony Powell

Anthony PowellAKA Anthony Dymoke Powell

Born: 21-Dec-1905
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 28-Mar-2000
Location of death: Frome, Somerset, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: A Dance to the Music of Time

Military service: British Army (Military Intelligence Corps, WWII)

Father: P. L. W. Powell (British Lt. Col.)
Mother: Maud Mary Wells-Dymoke
Wife: Lady Violet Pakenham (b. 1912, m. 1934, d. 2002, until his death, two children)
Son: Tristram (b. 1940)
Son: John (b. 1946)

    High School: Eton College (1919-23)
    University: Balliol College, Oxford University (1923-26)

    The London Daily Telegraph 1958-90
    The London Times Times Literary Supplement
    Punch Literary Editor (1953-)
    UK National Portrait Gallery Trustee (1962-76)

Author of books:
Afternoon Men (1931, novel)
Venusburg (1932, novel)
From a View to a Death (1933, novel)
John Aubrey and His Friends (1948, biography)
A Question of Upbringing (1951, novel, Music of Time)
A Buyer's Market (1952, novel, Music of Time)
The Acceptance World (1955, novel, Music of Time)
At Lady Molly's (1957, novel, Music of Time)
Casanova's Chinese Restaurant (1960, novel, Music of Time)
The Kindly Ones (1962, novel, Music of Time)
The Valley of Bones (1964, novel, Music of Time)
The Soldier's Art (1966, novel, Music of Time)
The Military Philosophers (1968, novel, Music of Time)
Books Do Furnish a Room (1971, novel, Music of Time)
Temporary Kings (1973, novel, Music of Time)
Hearing Secret Harmonies (1975, novel, Music of Time)
To Keep the Ball Rolling: Memoirs of Anthony Powell (1976-82, memoir, 4 vols.)
Journals (1995-97, journal, 3 vols.)

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