Gerald Heard (Henry Fitzgerald Heard)

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London, England, UK
British writer Gerald Heard was born Henry Fitzgerald Heard in London, England, in 1889. He graduated from Cambridge University. After World War I he took an assignment to work with the Protestant and Catholic sides in an effort to ease tensions and sectarian violence. That assignment was cut short when one night Heard was staying at the home of a colleague and the house was blown up. He was not injured, but shortly thereafter he returned to England.

In 1925 he began publishing non-fiction books, beginning with a study of architecture. Read more...