Ford Madox Hueffer

Nordanlage 29, 35390 Gießen, Germany

Born on December 17th, 1873, Ford Madox Hueffer was the son of Francis Hueffer, a German music critic, and grandson of Ford Madox Brown, a Pre-Raphaelite painter. Hueffer wrote his first novel, The Shifting of Fire, at 18. After World War One, he changed his name from Hueffer to Ford and moved to Sussex to try his hand at farming. He founded the English Review at the 35. Between January 1924 and January 1925 he edited the Transatlantic Review, which published  both James Joyce and Ernest Hemingway (Encyclopedia Britannica, Ford Madox Ford). Hueffer was published in The Savoy.