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W. Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset MaughamAKA William Somerset Maugham

Born: 25-Jan-1874
Birthplace: British Embassy, Paris, France
Died: 16-Dec-1965
Location of death: Nice, France
Cause of death: Pneumonia

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Of Human Bondage

Father: Robert Ormond Maugham (solicitor to British Embassy)
Boyfriend: Gerald Haxton (lovers during WWI and for the following 30 years)
Wife: Syrie Wellcome (m. 1917, div. 1927, 1 child, from adulterous affair prior to marriage)
Daughter: Elizabeth Mary Maugham (b. 1915, d. 1998)
Boyfriend: Alan Searle

    High School: King's School, Canterbury, England
    University: University of Heidelberg

    Garrick Club (Jan-1909)
    Hernia Operation (Sep-1952)

    Encore (14-Nov-1951) · Presenter
    Trio (1-Aug-1950) · Presenter
    Quartet (26-Oct-1948) · Himself

Author of books:
Liza and Lambeth (1897, novel)
Of Human Bondage (1915, novel)
The Moon and Sixpence (1919, novel)
Ashenden (1928, short stories)
Cakes and Ale (1930, novel)
Rain and Other Stories (1933, short stories)
The Summing Up (1938, novel)
The Razor's Edge (1944, novel)
Catalina (1948, novel)
Quartet (1949, novel)

Wrote plays:
A Man of Honour (1903)
Lady Frederick (1907)
Our Betters (1917)
The Circle (1921)
The Constant Wife (1927)
The Sacred Flame (1928)

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