Harry Bloom

South African Journalist + Novelist + Lecturer

Harry Saul Bloom was a Jewish South African journalist, novelist, and lecturer.

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1913 Birth Born on January 1, 1913.


1940 27 Years Old Born Solomon Harris Bloom, he was educated at the University of the Witwatersrand and subsequently became an advocate in Johannesburg. He married Beryl Gordon in 1940 and worked as a war correspondent in England during the Second World War. … Read More


1956 43 Years Old The novel won the British Authors' Club Prize for the best novel of 1956, but Bloom was denied an exit permit to travel to England to receive the prize. … Read More
1960 47 Years Old During the state of emergency that followed the Sharpville massacre in 1960, he was detained for ninety days without charges or trial—first at Roeland Street Prison and later at Worcester Prison near Cape Town. … Read More


1963 50 Years Old In 1963 Bloom went into exile in England. … Read More
1967 54 Years Old In 1967, he became lecturer in law at the University of Kent and married a second time to Sonia Copeland.


1981 69 Years Old He died of a stroke in 1981 at the age of 68. … Read More
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