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George Du Maurier

George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier (6 March 1834 – 8 October 1896) was a Franco-British cartoonist and writer, known for his work in Punch and for his Gothic novel Trilby, which featured the character Svengali. He was father of the actor Sir Gerald du Maurier and grandfather of the writers Angela du Maurier and Dame Daphne du Maurier. He was also father of Sylvia Llewelyn Davies and grandfather of the five boys who inspired J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 6th, 1834 (Paris), Died October 8th, 1896 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915

Roles Represented in DAHR: author


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 39998 10-in. 3/26/1915 Svengali Victor Newman Recitation author  


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"Du Maurier, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

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