Terence James Stannus Gray 14 September — 5 January , was a theatre producer who created the Cambridge Festival Theatre as an experimental theatre in Cambridge. He produced over plays there between and Early in life he pursued an interest in Egyptology which culminated in the publication of two books on ancient Egyptian history and culture in In the later part of his life he lived with his second wife, the Georgian princess Natalie Margaret Imeretinsky, in Monaco.
He had previously been married to a Russian noblewoman, Rimsky-Korsakov.
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Gray maintained his family's racehorses in England and Ireland and in his horse Zarathrustra won the Ascot Gold Cup , ridden by jockey Lester Piggott in the first of his eleven wins of that race. In the s and s Gray worked as a theorist, theatrical producer, creator of radical "dance-dramas", publisher of several related magazines and author of two related books.
His cousin was Ninette de Valois , founder of the Royal Ballet.
In , Gray, with no previous practical theatrical experience, opened the Cambridge Festival Theatre as an experimental playhouse. Gray delighted in upsetting audiences but, despite controversy, audiences filled the theatre.
Many of Gray's collaborators left the project over his inability to compromise. After he had apparently exhausted his interest in the theatre, his thoughts turned towards philosophy and metaphysics.
This led to a period of travel throughout Asia, including time spent at Sri Ramana Maharshi 's ashram in Tiruvannamalai , India.
The next 16 years saw the appearance of seven subsequent books, including his final work under the further pseudonym "O. Wei Wu Wei influenced among others, the British mathematician and author G. A biography was published in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
For the Taoist tenet, see Wu wei. For other people named Terry Gray, see Terry Gray disambiguation.
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