Christopher Isherwood (26 Aug 1904–4 Jan 1986), British novelist who wrote the novel Mr Norris Changes Trains and a short novel called Goodbye to Berlin, often published together in a collection called The Berlin Stories. These works provided the inspiration for the play I Am a Camera, the film I Am a Camera, the Broadway musical Cabaret and the film of the same name. He also wrote A Single Man, adapted into a film of the same name, and an autobiography, Christopher and His Kind.

Christopher Isherwood (26 Aug 1904–4 Jan 1986), British novelist who wrote the novel Mr Norris Changes Trains and a short novel called Goodbye to Berlin, often published together in a collection called The Berlin Stories. These works provided the inspiration for the play I Am a Camera, the film I Am a Camera, the Broadway musical Cabaret and the film of the same name. He also wrote A Single Man, adapted into a film of the same name, and an autobiography, Christopher and His Kind.

David Hockney - Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy, 1968
acrylic on canvas,  83 1/2 x 119 1/2 in.

David Hockney - Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy, 1968 acrylic on canvas, 83 1/2 x 119 1/2 in.

Christopher Isherwood and W.H. Auden, 1938  photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Christopher Isherwood and W.H. Auden, 1938 photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe

etund: W.H. Auden, Stephen Spender, and Christopher Isherwood on vacation at the North Sea, 1931

etund: W.H. Auden, Stephen Spender, and Christopher Isherwood on vacation at the North Sea, 1931

Christopher Isherwood; note the Berlin stamp on his passport

Christopher Isherwood; note the Berlin stamp on his passport

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