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Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne

D. Pepys-Whiteley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195173697
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne

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Messel, Oliver Hilary Sambourne (1904–1978), artist and stage designer, was born on 13 January 1904 at 27 Gloucester Terrace, Hyde Park, London, the youngest of the three children of Lieutenant-Colonel Leonard Charles Rudolph Messel (1872–1953), of Nymans, Cuckfield, Sussex, a soldier and stockbroker of German extraction, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Art ; Theatre ; Art Forms

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