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Anthony Korner

Born 1939 in London; educated at Harrow School and Cambridge University; qualified as a chartered accountant in 1965; worked in investment banking in London, Paris, Frankfurt, and New York; interested in Indian miniatures and antiquities, music, cinema, textiles, gardening, and travel (mainly in India); directed the documentary film Helen, Queen of the Nautch Girls (1972) with Merchant Ivory Productions.

AT THE 1975 BASEL ART FAIR, a lightbulb went out above the booth of an English gallery. The owner climbed a ladder to change it, but fell off onto his American assistant, badly breaking her arm. The assistant was accustomed to driving her car to work in central London. But with her injury, this was no longer possible. That same year, I was preparing to leave London to move to New York. Friends introduced me to the woman in question, and she eventually rented my London flat. In this way, I

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