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Christopher Isherwood

Christopher IsherwoodAKA Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood

Born: 26-Aug-1904
Birthplace: High Lane, Cheshire, England
Died: 4-Jan-1986
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Other (donated to UCLA Medical Center)

Gender: Male
Religion: Hindu
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Berlin Stories

Converted to Hinduism.

Father: (English Army officer, d. WWI)
Boyfriend: Don Bachardy (together 1953 when Bachardy was 18, until Isherwood's death)

    University: Cambridge University


    Rich and Famous (23-Sep-1981)

Author of books:
All the Conspirators (1928, novel)
The Memorial (1932, novel)
Mr. Norris Changes Trains (1935, short stories)
Lions and Shadows (1938, memoir)
Goodbye to Berlin (1939, short stories)
Prater Violet (1945, novel)
The Berlin Stories (1946, collection)
Down There on a Visit (1962, novel)
A Single Man (1964, novella)
A Meeting by the River (1967, novel)
Kathleen and Frank (1971, memoir)
Christopher and His Kind (1977, memoir)
My Guru and His Disciple (1980, memoir)
Lost Years: A Memoir, 1945-1951 (2000, memoir)

Wrote plays:
The Dog Beneath the Skin (1935, with W. H. Auden)
The Ascent of F6 (1936, with W. H. Auden)
On the Frontier (1938, with W. H. Auden)
I Am a Camera (1951, novel, adapted as Cabaret)

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