Only Connect - Imogen Holst <> Benjamin Britten
How are these sitters connected?
Imogen Clare Holst
by Milein Cosman
by Sarah Fanny Hockey
Imogen Holst was Benjamin Britten’s music assistant, copying out his pencil notes as he wrote his opera Gloriana. She said ‘He worked at such a tremendous speed, that I thought I should never keep pace with him.’