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Mervyn Horton was born on 27 July, 1917 in Glebe, New South Wales, is an editor. Discover Mervyn Horton's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 66 years old?

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Age 66 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born 27 July 1917
Birthday 27 July
Birthplace Glebe, New South Wales
Date of death (1983-02-01) Potts Point, New South Wales
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Nationality Australia

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A generous host, Horton gave lavish parties at his Palm Beach weekender and his home at Potts Point. He died of liver cancer survived by his mother who died in her 100th year seven months later. On his death he left substantial bequests to the National Trust and the Art Gallery of New South Wales. The doyen of the Sydney art world for thirty years as a writer, collector, patron and philanthropist, the Mervyn Horton Bequest has to 2006 purchased over $8 million of contemporary art for the Art Gallery of New South Wales. His papers are held by the National Library of Australia. It was a condition of Horton's bequest to the Art Gallery of New South Wales that it display annually a painting of himself by Australian artist, Bryan Westwood. The gallery has not observed this condition.


In 1982 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division.


The death of his father provided Horton with an income from Traversi Jones and the chance to pursue his natural interests. Although close to graduation he gave up the law. He then became an assistant to photographers Olga Sharpe and Max Dupain, studied cooking and in 1956 he opened an espresso bar and art gallery in Rowe Street, Sydney. He was a patron of the Creative Leisure Movement, and director and editor of Ure Smith Publishers. In 1962 he founded Art and Australia to promote Australian artists. He also edited several picture books of contemporary Australian art.


Horton was born at L’Aiglon 278 Glebe Point Road Glebe, New South Wales, six years after his parents had migrated to Australia. He was the only child of Welsh-born Ethel Mabel (née Harris) and Harry Horton, an English chartered accountant and businessman. His family moved to Penalt in Ashfield from where Horton attended Newington College (1930–1935) He edited the school magazine The Newingtonian and was a committee member of the Newington’s historical society. In 1936 the Horton’s attended the Berlin Olympics and on return Horton submitted travel articles to the Sydney Morning Herald. He was offered work with the paper but Harry Horton insisted his son enrol in a profession. He spent a year studying medicine at the University of Sydney before switching to law. Horton was an articled clerk when his father died in 1940.


Mervyn Emrys Rosser Horton (27 July 1917 – 1 February 1983) was an Australian art editor, art collector and philanthropist.