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Philip Henry Burton, British Lecturer, author. Recipient M.B.E., British Government; University College fellow, 1972.

Background

Burton, Philip Henry was born on November 30, 1904 in Mountain Ash, Wales, Great Britain. Came to the United States, 1954. Son of Henry and Emma Matilda (Mears) Burton.

Education

Bachelor in Mathematics, History with double honors, Uinversity College, Cardiff, Wales, 1925.

Career

Teacher, Secondary School, Port Talbot, Wales., 1925-1945;feature producer, British Broadcasting Corporation, Cardiff, Wales., 1945-1948;chief instructor, British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1948-1952;free lance, Theatre, London, 1952-1954;principal, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York, 1960-1974. Honorary adviser, Society of Stage Dirs., and Choreograhers, New York, since 1970.

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father:
Henry Burton

mother:
Emma Matilda (Mears) Burton