Only Connect - Igor Stravinsky <> Thomas Eliot

How are these sitters connected?

T.S. Eliot
by Patrick Heron
1949
NPG 4467

The connection
T.S.Eliot and Igor Stravinsky discussed the premiere of Stravinsky’s Canticum Sacrum in San Marco, Venice which was criticised in Time magazine using a reference to the title of Eliot’s play, Murder in the Cathedral.

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