'TO SIR WITH LOVE' AUTHOR DEAD AT 104

Dec 14, 2016

By Andy Johnson

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The Guyanese author, educator and diplomat whose experience teaching in the slums of East London that he turned into the international best-seller “To Sir, With Love”, has died at the age of 104.
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The 1963 movie version of E.R. Braithwaite’s novel made stars of actor Sydney Portier and English pop singer Lulu.
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Braithwaite also served in the newly independent Guyana’s first representative at the United Nations in the  60’s and and later was ambassador to Venezuela.
4 years ago, on his 100th birthday, he received an honorary medal from his native country for lifetime achievement.
E.R Braithwaite; dead at 104.
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