Hector Willoughby Charlesworth
28 September 1872
|Died||30 December 1945 (aged 73)|
(m. 1897; div. 1944)
Hector Willoughby Charlesworth (28 September 1872 – 30 December 1945) was a Canadian writer, editor, and critic.
From 1904 to 1910 he was an editor and critic at the Toronto Mail and Empire. In 1910 he went to Saturday Night and was its editor from 1926 to 1932. From 1932 to 1936 he was chair of the newly formed Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission (precursor to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), after which he returned to writing reviews and criticism for Saturday Night and newspapers.
His wife Katherine died in July 1944. He died at his home in Toronto on 30 December 1945.
- Candid Chronicles (1925)
- More Candid Chronicles (1929)
- I'm Telling You (1937)
- A sweet summer Dream in November (1939)
- Charlesworth, Hector Willoughby, ed. (1919). A Cyclopædia of Canadian biography. Toronto: Hunter-Rose Company. OCLC 1042901332. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
- Parker, Charles Whately; Greene, Barnet M., eds. (1922). Who's Who in Canada, Volume 16. International Press. p. 1188. Retrieved 18 July 2020 – via Google Books.
- Walton, Paul H. (1992). "Beauty My Mistress: Hector Charlesworth as Art Critic". Journal of Canadian Art History. 15 (1): 84–107. JSTOR 42615733.
- "Hector Charlesworth, Author and Critic, Dies Suddenly". Ottawa Journal. Toronto. CP. 31 December 1945. p. 2. Retrieved 18 July 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
- Works by or about Hector Charlesworth at Internet Archive
- Works by Hector Willoughby Charlesworth at Faded Page (Canada)
- Hector Charlesworth entry in The Canadian Encyclopedia