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Name  Phyllis Grosskurth

Role  Biographer
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Born  March 16, 1924 Toronto, Ontario (1924-03-16)
Alma mater  University of Toronto University of Ottawa
Notable works  Elusive Subject - A Biographer's Life, 1999
Died  August 2, 2015, Toronto, Canada
Spouse  Mavor Moore (m. 1968–1978)
Education  University of London (1962), University of Ottawa, University of Toronto
Awards  Governor General's Award for English-language non-fiction
People also search for  Mavor Moore, Darwina Faessler, Alexandra Browning
Books  Melanie Klein, Byron the Flawed Angel, Elusive subject, The secret ring, Havelock Ellis: A Biography

Phyllis M. Grosskurth, (March 16, 1924 – August 2, 2015) was a Canadian biographer.

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Born in Toronto, Ontario, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree, honours English from the University of Toronto and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Ottawa. In 1962, she obtained her doctorate from the University of London and also received a Doctor of Letters from University of Trinity College.

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She was a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto.

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In 2000, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2002, she was awarded the Order of Ontario.

She was previously married to Robert Grosskurth, and Mavor Moore from 1968 to 1978. She was married to Robert McMullan.

She died on August 2, 2015 in a Toronto nursing home.


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