Person    | Male  Born 14/1/1904  Died 18/1/1980

Sir Cecil Beaton

Photographer, painter, interior designer and designer for stage and screen. Born 21 Langland Gardens, Hampstead. Excelling in a number of art forms he had equally catholic tastes in his affairs, with both men and women. Diana Vreeland called him ‘Fair Cecily’. You will remember his costumes in the Ascot scene in 'My Fair Lady'. Died at home in Wiltshire.

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Sir Cecil Beaton

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Cecil Beaton - NW3

Sir Cecil Beaton, 1904 - 1980, photographer and designer, was born and lived ...

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Cecil Beaton - SW7

Unveiled before 5 November 2020.

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Cecil Beaton - W2

The Beaton family moved into 61 Sussex Gardens in February 1926. Cecil of co...

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