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Image result for Maria NysMaria Nys (10 September 1899 – 12 February 1955) was a Belgian refugee who married Aldous Huxley. She has been romantically linked to Lady Ottoline Morrell and Eva Herrmann. Maria Nys Huxley's real love was an Italian woman by the name of Costanza Fasola. In 1937, Nys moved to Hollywood with her husband, son, and friend Gerald Heard. They lived in the US, mainly in southern California, but also for a time in Taos, New Mexico.

Nys married Aldous Huxley, whom she met at Garsington, Oxfordshire, in 1919. They had one child, Matthew Huxley (19 April 1920 – 10 February 2005), who had a career as an author, anthropologist, and prominent epidemiologist.

Maria Nys was a wartime Belgian refugee who had been invited to stay in Garsington manor by Lady Ottoline Morrell. Maria’s passion for Ottoline Morrell continued in 1915 and 1916. It ended when she fell in love with Huxley.

W.H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood had left England in January 1939. Auden stayed in New York, but Isherwood went on to Los Angeles, where he joined Dwight Ripley's still closer friends, Christopher Wood and Gerald Heard, who had emigrated along with Aldous Huxley, Maria Nys, and son Matthew Huxley two years before. Rupert Barneby obtained a new passport in June, and by October 1939 the two men were in New York.

It is said that their marriage was intensively close and happy, although Maria Nys would have been an active bisexual. Maria Nys had a very important role in Huxley’s life. She took care of him, devoted herself to him. She died from a breast cancer in 1955.[1]

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