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Sybille Bedford (1911–2006)

Sybille Bedford was born on March 16, 1911 in Charlottenburg, Germany as Sybille von Schönebeck. She was a writer, known for A Legacy (1975), Das Vermächtnis (1969) and Aldous Huxley: Darkness and Light (1993). She was married to Walter Croan (aka Bedford). She died on February 17, 2006 in Chelsea, London, England. See full bio »

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Known For

A Legacy
A Legacy Writer
Das Vermächtnis


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 1975 A Legacy (TV Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... (novel)
 1969 Das Vermächtnis (TV Movie) (novel "Das Legat")
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 1993 Aldous Huxley: Darkness and Light (TV Movie documentary)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(novel) "The Trial of Dr. Adams". New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

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Personal Quote:

If a lawyer's mind means an ability to grasp facts and their implications, a gift of exposition and a willingness to see the other side, then a lawyer's mind is an asset indeed for any writer.


She was good friends with the writer Aldous Huxley and his wife Maria Nys. It was the Huxleys who arranged her marriage of convenience to Walter Bedford in London, in order to secure her a British passport and to avoid her return to Germany where the authorities had frozen her bank account due to an anti-Nazi article she had written. See more »

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