Barry Fantoni

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Birthday
28, 1940
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
28, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
England

About

A writer, jazz musician, and cartoonist, he is known especially for his comic pieces in Private Eye, a British satire magazine. He also published several books on the topic of Chinese astrology.

Before Fame

He was born into a family of Italian and Jewish heritage.

Trivia

He became known for his Private Eye magazine odes to deceased celebrities. He wrote all of these humorous tributes under the pen name of E.J. Thribb.

Family Life

His cousin, Roy Deverell, became a well-known film producer.

Associated With

He was once a guest on Private Passions, a BBC Radio 3 music program hosted by Michael Berkeley.