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CodeNA9011
Dates1890-1970
Person NameMuir; Willa (1890-1970); novelist and translator
SurnameMuir
ForenamesWilla
Epithetnovelist and translator
ActivityWilla Anderson (1890-1970), novelist and translator, was born in Shetland in 1890 and studied classics at the University of St Andrews. In 1918 she was appointed Vice-Principal of Gipsy Hill Training College, London, where she met Edwin Muir (1887-1959), poet. They married on 7 June 1919. She translated several contemporary European novelists sometimes under the name 'Agnes N. Scott'. She died on 22 May 1970.
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