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MacCarthy, Sir (Charles Otto) Desmond

S. P. Rosenbaum

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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MacCarthy, Sir (Charles Otto) Desmond (1877–1952), literary reviewer and drama critic, was born at Plymouth, Devon, on 20 May 1877, the only child of Charles Desmond MacCarthy (1832/3–1895), bank agent, and Louise Jeanne Wilhelmine de la Chevallerie (1854–1938). His ancestors were English, Irish, and German. He spent his childhood in ...

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