Dorothy Bussy entry: Overview screen.
24 July 1865
Dorothy Strachey (later DB) was born, the third of the thirteen Strachey children.
DB, who later became known for translating much of Gide
's fiction, first reached print with her translation of Auguste Bréal
DB published her autobiographical lesbian novel, Olivia
, with the Hogarth Press
. The work carries the pseudonymous ascription 'by Olivia'.
1 May 1960
DB died "of old age"
at ninety-four. Her daughter Janie Bussy had died as the result of an accident only weeks before this, but Dorothy was senile, and so did not know of Janie's death.