Edith Sitwell, a most unusual poet and highly colourful character, died on 9 December 1964. She was 77 years old.
“I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty…But I am too busy thinking about myself.”-Edith Sitwell
Interior of Coventry Cathedral, 15 November 1940 by John Piper. (c) The Piper Estate
Canticle III: Still falls the rain, Op.55 (The Raids, 1940, Night and Dawn) – for tenor voice, horn and piano (27 November 1954, Britten aged 40) 766 more words