Auberon Waugh(1939-2001), Journalist and author; son of Evelyn Waugh
Auberon Alexander Waugh
Sitter in 18 portraits
The eldest son of the novelist and right-wing Catholic, Evelyn Waugh, he was educated at Downside, turned down a scholarship to Oxford, and went into the Royal Horse Guards. He served in Cyprus, and was invalided out after an accident which permanently damaged his lungs. He wrote five novels, but it was as a writer on the Spectator in the 1960s, in his 'Diary' in Private Eye (1972-86), and his column in the Daily Telegraph, that he established a reputation for verbal caricature that was fantastical, anti-modernist and politically eccentric. He was also a writer on wine and chess. He was the founder of the Literary Review, and its editor-in-chief when he died.
by Mark Gerson
cibachrome print from original transparency, March 1959
by Tom Blau, for Camera Press: London: UK
bromide print, 1966
by Eric Hands
modern contact sheet from original negative, 1979
- (Maria) Teresa D'Arms (née Waugh) (sister)
- Margaret ('Meg') Fitzherbert (née Waugh) (sister)
- Lady Teresa Lorraine Waugh (née Onslow) (wife)
- Alexander Raban ('Alec') Waugh (uncle)
- Evelyn Waugh (father)
- Harriet Mary ('Hatty') Waugh (sister)
- James Waugh (brother)
- Laura Waugh (née Herbert) (mother)
- Septimus Waugh (brother)
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