Only Connect - Herbert Wells <> Igor Stravinsky

How are these sitters connected?


H.G. Wells, by Gisèle Freund, 1939 - NPG  - © Estate Gisèle Freund / IMEC Images

H.G. Wells
by Gisèle Freund
1939
NPG P438

Samuel Dushkin; Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, by Paul Tanqueray, 1934 - NPG  - © estate of Paul Tanqueray

Samuel Dushkin; Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
by Paul Tanqueray
1934
NPG x25925

The connection
In 1926, H.G. Wells stood up to the London critics in defence of Igor Stravinsky’s ballet score of Les Noces.

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NPG 4467 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Herbert Wells <> Thomas Eliot


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