Maude, Aylmer, 1858-1938

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Birth 1858
Death 1938

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English translator and biographer of Tolstoy.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Wickham's Farm (near Danbury, Essex), to Joseph Bennett, 1900 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582051

Aylmer Maude was educated at Christ's Hospital, London, from 1868 to 1874, and then at the Lyceum in Moscow, 1874 to 1876. From 1877 to 1880 he worked as a tutor in Moscow, before becoming business manager of the Russian Carpet Company and subsequently its director in 1880 - a post he held until his return to England in 1897. He went back to Russia, 1918-1919, as a lecturer for the Universities' Committee of the YMCA. He published many translations of, and works about, Tolstoy

From the guide to the Letters from Aylmer Maude to George Herbert Perris, Charles F. Cazenove and others, on literary matters, 1901-1914, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

Aylmer Maude (1858-1938) was a member of the British community in pre-revolutionary Moscow and a prominent follower and, with his wife Louise, translator of L. N. Tolstoi

From the guide to the Aylmer Maude papers, 1884-1939, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

Tolstoy biographer and honorary secretary of the Tolstoy Society.

From the description of Letter, 1931 Jan. 13, Chelmsford, England, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904977


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