Paul Tabori

Hungarian writer

1908   -   1974

country of citizenship: United Kingdom, Hungary, Austria
occupation: screenwriter, author, journalist, psychologist, translator

Paul Tabori (born Pál Tábori; August 5, 1908 – November 9, 1974) was a Hungarian-Jewish author, novelist, journalist and psychical researcher. He also wrote under the name Peter Stafford. He was the brother of writer and theatre director George Tabori. Tabori was born on 5 August 1908, in Budapest, Hungary. His father Cornelius died in Auschwitz in 1944, but with his mother managed to escape the Nazis, fleeing to Budapest. Tabori moved to London in 1938 and made his home at Stafford Terrace in Kensington.He obtained a Ph.D. from Kaiser Friedrich Wilhelm University and graduated as a Doctor of Economic and Political Science at Pazmany Peter University. He worked as a journalist in Hungary and London. Tabori was the literary executor for the Harry Price estate, he also wrote a biography of Price.Tabori was the vice-president of The Ghost Club for a number of years until his death.He died on 9 November 1974 at the age of 66.
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