Only Connect - Frederic Delius <> Yehudi Menuhin

How are these sitters connected?

Eric William Fenby; Yehudi Menuhin, by Unknown photographer, 1970s - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Eric William Fenby; Yehudi Menuhin
by Unknown photographer
NPG x27595

The connection
The assistance of Eric Fenby enabled the Frederick Delius to continue to compose despite blindness in later life. Delius’s works continued to be played and promoted by the violinists Yehudi Menuhin and Ralph Holmes.

Find out more about Delius connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

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NPG 5736 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frederick Delius <> Harriet Cohen

NPG 5735 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Philip Heseltine <> Jelly D'Aranyi

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