Richard Neville

Australian Writer
Born Dec 15, 1941

Richard Neville is an Australian author and self-described "futurist", who came to fame as a co-editor of the counterculture magazine Oz in Australia and the United Kingdom in the 1960s and early 1970s. He was involved with the Sydney Push libertarians at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in the early 1960s during the production of the Sydney-based Oz magazine.… Read More

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1941 Birth Born on December 15, 1941.


1963 21 Years Old Oz hit the streets on April Fool's Day 1963. … Read More
1967 25 Years Old In early 1967, Neville founded the London Oz with Martin Sharp as graphic designer. … Read More
1968 26 Years Old London Oz became increasingly influenced by hippie culture, and oscillated wildly between psychedelia, revolutionary political theory, and idealistic dreams of a counter-culture, with much discussion of drug-taking thrown in. Oz campaigned to legalise marijuana through various events such as the Legalise Pot Rally in Hyde Park, London, in 1968. … Read More


1973 31 Years Old …  London Oz ended in November 1973. … Read More
1977 35 Years Old He moved to New York City in 1977 to join Clarke, and wrote for The New York Times, New York magazine, and The Village Voice. … Read More


2016 75 Years Old Neville was diagnosed with early-onset dementia in his mid sixties. He died on 4 September 2016, at the age of 74. … Read More
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