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 (ĭsh′ər-wo͝od′), Christopher William Bradshaw 1904-1986.
British-born American writer best known for his portrayals of Berlin in the early 1930s in works such as Goodbye to Berlin (1939), which became the basis for the musical Cabaret (1966).

Isherwood

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(Biography) Christopher, full name Christopher William Bradshaw-Isherwood. 1904–86, US novelist and dramatist, born in England. His works include the novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939) and three verse plays written in collaboration with W.H. Auden

Ish•er•wood

(ˈɪʃ ərˌwʊd)

n.
Christopher (William Bradshaw), 1904–86, English poet, novelist, and playwright; in the U.S. after 1938.
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Noun1.Isherwood - United States writer (born in England) whose best known novels portray Berlin in the 1930's and who collaborated with W. H. Auden in writing plays in verse (1904-1986)
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