Stefan Themerson

Stefan Themerson (1910-1988) was born in Poland, moved to Russia during the Revolution, studied physics and architecture in Warsaw, and lived in Paris before settling in London. Aside from his writings--which include novels such as Tom Harris, The Mystery of the Sardine, and Professor Mmaa's Lecture, children's stories, philosophical essays, and poems--Themerson also composed music and made a number of films with his wife Franciszka.