Dorothy Bussy





Dorothy Bussy


Born
in The United Kingdom
July 24, 1865

Died
May 01, 1960

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Born in 1865, Dorothy Strachey was the daughter of famed British soldier and colonial administrator Sir Richard Strachey, and his wife Lady Jane Strachey, an author and a supporter of woman's suffrage. Writer and critic Lytton Strachey, and psychoanalyst James Strachey, who worked on the first translation of Freud into English, were her brothers. She was educated at the Marie Souvestre girls' school at Les Ruches, Fontainebleau, in France, and later at the Allenwood Academy in England, and worked for a number of years as a teacher, counting a young Eleanor Roosevelt amongst her pupils.

Married to the painter Simon Bussy in 1903 - an alliance that caused some tension in her family circle, due to Bussy's lower middle-class origins - Dorothy Bu
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