The poet Edith Sitwell passed away at age 87, this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Edith Sitwell and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
British poet and literary critic known for Façade, The Song of the Cold, and other poetry collections. Her best-known individual poems include “Still Falls the Rain” and “The Bee-Keeper.”
She and her siblings had a cold, distant relationship with their parents. By age twenty-five, Sitwell had moved in with her governess in Bayswater.
She suffered from a genetic disorder called Marfan’s Syndrome and was wheelchair-bound for the last years of her life.
She never married, but was in love for years with the homosexual artist Pavel Tchelitchew.
Her London blitz-themed poem, “Still Falls the Rain,” was set to music by composer Benjamin Britten.
How did Edith Sitwell die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||87 years|
|Death date||December 9, 1964|
|Place of death||London, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Quotes by Edith Sitwell
A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits.Edith Sitwell
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.Edith Sitwell
The poet speaks to all men of that other life of theirs that they have smothered and forgotten.Edith Sitwell
The trouble with most Englishwomen is that they will dress as if they had been a mouse in a previous incarnation they do not want to attract attention.Edith Sitwell
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.Edith Sitwell