Helfgott, Gillian

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Helfgott, Gillian Gender: F
Gillian Elisabeth Green
born on 10 December 1931 at 05:04 (= 05:04 AM )
Place Melbourne, Australia, 37s49, 144e58
Timezone AEST h10e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 16°45' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 21°37 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 18°43'


Australian astrologer and numerologist practising in Sydney, also an author, she wrote the book The Insightful Turtle - Numerology for a More Fulfilling Life (2005).

She met pianist David Helfgott after his nervous breakdown and helped him make his gradual way back to the concert stage. They met on 30 November 1983, 01:15 PM, Perth, and the next day he asked her to marry him. By March 1984 she returned to Perth and they started living together in mid-April. They married on 26 August 1984 in Perth. Her New York Times best-selling autobiography, Love You to Bits and Pieces: Life with David Helfgott, was published in 1996. She was played by Lynn Redgrave in the 1996 film Shine.

From her first marriage to producer-director John B. Murray she was the mother of filmmakers Sue and Scott Murray. Gillian Helfgott died on 16 August 2022, aged 90.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • spouse relationship with Helfgott, David (born 19 May 1947). Notes: Happily married 1984-2022
  • role played of/by Redgrave, Lynn (born 8 March 1943). Notes: 1996 film "Shine"


  • Relationship : Marriage 7 September 1948 (John B. Murray)
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  • Relationship : Meet a significant person 30 November 1983 at 01:15 AM in Perth (David Helfgott)
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  • Relationship : Begin significant relationship March 1984 (Moved in with David Helfgott)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 26 August 1984 (David Helfgott)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1996 (Autobiography, "Love You to Bits and Pieces")

Source Notes

FAA Journal 12/1996 quotes data from her, time from her mother. Mark Penfield quoted her for 5:06 AM when he met her in Australia.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Pianist, David Helfgott)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Daughter and son from first marriage)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Money Through Marriage
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Manager/ Agent
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Numerologist
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer ("Love You to Bits and Pieces")