John Peter Berger (5 November 1926 – 2 January 2017) was an English art critic, novelist, painter and poet.
Berger in 2009
|Born||John Peter Berger|
5 November 1926
Hackney, London, England, U.K.
|Died||2 January 2017 (aged 90)|
|Education||St Edward's School, Oxford|
|Alma mater||Chelsea School of Art; Central School of Art|
|Notable awards||James Tait Black Memorial Prize; Booker Prize (1972)|
Berger was born in Hackney, London, England. He was the son of Miriam (nee Branson) and Stanley Berger. Berger served in the British Army from 1944 to 1946. He studied at the Chelsea School of Art and the Central School of Art in London.  He lived in France for over 50 years.
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