Obituaries And Tributes
Jane Gross and Craig Turner (obituary date 4 December 1995)
SOURCE: An obituary in Los Angeles Times, December 4, 1995, p. A16.
[In the following obituary, Gross and Turner provide an overview of Davies's life and career.]
Robertson Davies, one of Canada's most celebrated novelists and the master of multiple, eclectic careers in theater, journalism and academia, has died.
Davies died Saturday night of a stroke at the age of 82. He had been hospitalized with pneumonia.
Davies' breakthrough as a novelist came with the 1970 publication of Fifth Business, the first work in the renowned Deptford...
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