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Humphrey Carpenter

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Full Name: Humphrey Carpenter
Born: April 29, 1946
Oxford, England
Died: January 4, 2005
Oxford, England
Occupation: Writer, Broadcaster
Nationality: British


Carpenter was born, died, and lived practically all of his life, in the city of Oxford.

His notable output of biographies included: J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography (1977) (also editing of The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien), The Inklings (1978), W. H. Auden (1981), Ezra Pound (1988), Evelyn Waugh (1989), Benjamin Britten(1992), Robert Runcie (1997), and Spike Milligan (2004). His last book, The Seven Lives of John Murray (2008) about John Murray and the famous publishing house of Albemarle Street, was published posthumously.

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