Only Connect - T.S. Eliot <> Igor Stravinsky

How are these sitters connected?


T.S. Eliot, by Patrick Heron, 1949 - NPG  - © The estate of Patrick Heron. All Rights Reserved, DACS, 2013<br />

T.S. Eliot
by Patrick Heron
1949
NPG 4467

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
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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NPG 5919 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

T.S Eliot <> Barbara Hepworth

NPG P438 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

T.S Eliot <> Herbert Wells

NPG D13759 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

T.S Eliot <> Ludwig Van Beethoven

NPG 6043 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

T.S Eliot <> Michael Tippett


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