Only Connect - Igor Stravinsky <> Herbert Wells

How are these sitters connected?


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

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

H.G. Wells
by Gisele Freund
1939
NPG P438

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

Igor Stravinsky <> Thomas Eliot


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