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William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray (; 18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an Indian-born English novelist, author and illustrator. He is known for his satirical works, particularly his 1848 novel Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of British society, and the 1844 novel The Luck of Barry Lyndon, which was adapted for a 1975 film by Stanley Kubrick.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 18, 1811 (Kolkata), Died December 24, 1863 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-036888 10-in. 5/11/1939 Little Billee The Koralites Dramatic scene author  


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