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Waugh and Death

In a recent issue of The American Scholar, an article by Sudip Bose notes a connection between Evelyn Waugh and Igor Stravinsky’s Requiem Canticles. This was a late compositon that was played at Stravinsky’s own 1971 funeral in Venice. He … Continue reading

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Robert Craft Dies at 92

The New York Times has announced the death of Robert Craft at the age of 92. Craft was,  “adviser and steward” to composer Igor Stravinsky and arranged a meeting between Stravinsky and Waugh in 1949. The wives of both men as … Continue reading

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