Garnett, Constance

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Garnett, Constance Gender: F
Constance Clara Black
born on 19 December 1861 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Brighton, England, 50n50, 0w08
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 27°36' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 21°32 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 22°51'


English translator of 71 volumes of nineteenth-century Russian literature. Garnett was one of the first English translators of Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Anton Chekhov and introduced them on a wide basis to the English-speaking public. She died on 17 December 1946 at The Cearne, Crockham Hill, Kent.

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  • has other family relationship with Garnett, Angelica (born 25 December 1918). Notes: Mother-in-law/daughter-in-law


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Constance Garnett: a heroic life" by Richard Garnett (Sinclair-Stevenson, 1991), p. 11: "She herself was born at eleven a.m. on 19 December 1861."


  • Vocation : Writers : Translator