Christopher Isherwood bio

Birth Name: Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: August 26, 1904

Date Of Death: January 4, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Christopher Isherwood was born on the 26th of August, 1904. He was best known for being a Novelist. A British-born novelist, he is best known for works such as Goodbye to Berlin (1939), Journey to a War (1939), and A Single Man (1964). His 1945 work, The Berlin Stories, inspired the popular Broadway musical, Cabaret.

Christopher Isherwood was born in England. He studied briefly at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He subsequently lived with violinist Andre Mangeot and worked as a secretary to Mangeot’s string quartet. He collaborated with W. H. Auden, his mentor and occasional lover, on several literary works.

Christopher Isherwood was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

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Christopher Isherwood was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME: Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood
NICKNAME: Christopher
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Christopher Isherwood was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Christopher Isherwood was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Christopher Isherwood had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Christopher Isherwood’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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