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Oscar Wilde

Person   Born 16/10/1854 Died 30/11/1900

Born in Dublin as Oscar Fingal O'Flaherty Wills Wilde. 'Importance of Being Earnest', 'Picture of Dorian Gray', etc.  A flamboyant aesthete, he may have been Grossmith's model for the character Bunthorne in a Doyly Carte operetta. Died in Paris. Buried at Père Lachaise cemetery, Paris, in a tomb designed by Epstein.

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Oscar Wilde reclining

Unveiled by Stephen Fry who played Oscar in the 1997 film "Wilde". Jenkins di...

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Oscar Wilde's plays

Westminster City Council The first performances of "A Woman of No Importance...

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Oscar Wilde - SW3

London County Council Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, wit and dramatist lived here.

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St James's Theatre - 3 reliefs

The four bas-relief panels by Edward Bainbridge Copnall depict the heads of G...

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St James's Theatre - SWET

Theatreland - heart of the performing arts in London. St James's Theatre O...

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