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 Edith Louisa Sitwell

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Edith Louisa Sitwell Famous memorial

Birth
Scarborough, Scarborough Borough, North Yorkshire, England
Death
9 Dec 1964 (aged 77)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial
Weedon Lois, South Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England
Plot
In the cemetery extension, across the road from the church
Memorial ID
10744924 View Source

Poet, novelist, biographer and essayist. She published a number of poems during the 1920s which exploited the musical qualities of the language. Some of them were set to music by William Walton and entitled 'Facade'. Her biographical studies included that of Alexander Pope and 'The English Eccentrics', and her historical novels included one on Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. She was made a Dame of British Empire in 1954.

Poet, novelist, biographer and essayist. She published a number of poems during the 1920s which exploited the musical qualities of the language. Some of them were set to music by William Walton and entitled 'Facade'. Her biographical studies included that of Alexander Pope and 'The English Eccentrics', and her historical novels included one on Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. She was made a Dame of British Empire in 1954.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Iain MacFarlaine
  • Added: 9 Apr 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10744924
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10744924/edith-louisa-sitwell: accessed ), memorial page for Edith Louisa Sitwell (7 Sep 1887–9 Dec 1964), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10744924, citing St Mary and St Peter Churchyard, Weedon Lois, South Northamptonshire Borough, Northamptonshire, England; Maintained by Find a Grave .