Reference Entry

Ayrton [formerly Ayrton Gould], Michael (1921-1975), artist and writer

Thomas G. Rosenthal

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Ayrton [formerly Ayrton Gould], Michael (1921-1975), artist and writer, was born at 3 Hamilton Terrace, St John's Wood, London, on 20 February 1921, the only child of Gerald Gould (1885-1936), poet and journalist, and his wife, Barbara Bodichon Ayrton Gould (1886-1950), politician and sometime chairman of the Labour Party, and ...

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