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Muriel Spark

Author Muriel Spark

Profession: Author


Biography: Award-winning Scottish novelist, best known for her 1961 novel "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie".

Born: February 1, 1918
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

Died: April 13, 2006 (aged 88)

Married Life

  • 1937-09-03 Author Muriel Spark (19) weds teacher Sidney Oswald Spark in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

Historical Events

  • 1969-02-24 "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" film based on novel by Muriel Spark directed by Ronald Neame, starring Maggie Smith (Academy Award Best Actress) premieres in London

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