Only Connect - Sir Michael Tippett <> Ludwig van Beethoven
How are these sitters connected?
Sir Michael Kemp Tippett
by Martin Rose
Ludwig van Beethoven
by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling, after Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller
Composer Michael Tippett modelled his quartets on those of Beethoven. Tippett’s Fourth Quartet is a reflection of T. S. Eliot’s set of poems, the ‘Four Quartets’.
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