Acton, Harold

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(1904-1994) UK author, long resident in Italy, best known for highly civilized reflections, in books like Memoirs of an Aesthete (1948), on his own style of life. His sf novel, Cornelian (1928 chap), tells of a popular singer (see Music) in a world which privileges old age. Acton was knighted in 1974. [JC]

Sir Harold Mario Mitchell Acton

born La Pietra, near Florence, Italy: 5 July 1904

died La Pietra, near Florence, Italy: 27 February 1994

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