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T. S. Eliot

Person  Male  Born 26/9/1888  Died 4/1/1965

Categories: Literature, Poetry, Seriously Famous, Theatre

Countries: USA

Poet and publisher. Born Saint Louis, Missouri as Thomas Stearns Eliot. His works include: The Waste Land, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (on which Lloyd Webber based Cats), Murder in the Cathedral. Died at home, 3 Kensington Court Gardens, where the W8 plaque now is.

He requested that his ashes be taken to East Coker, the Somerset village from where his ancestors had set off for America. A line from the poem is inscribed on a plaque there: "In my beginning is my end. In my end is my beginning".

2019: His flat in Carlyle Mansions, Cheyne Walk, where he lived "for 11 years in the 1940s and early ’50s" is up for sale.

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T. S. Eliot

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Duchess Theatre

Duchess Theatre The Duchess Theatre began a distinguished career as a home f...

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TS Eliot tree

Russell Square Gardens Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata' or Irish Yew in remembranc...

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T.S. Eliot - W1

The plaque was unveiled by his widow Valerie.

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T. S. Eliot - W8

Eliot moved here in 1957 after he married his second wife, his secretary Vale...

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T. S. Eliot - WC1

T. S. Eliot, poet and publisher, worked here for Faber & Faber, 1925 - 19...

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Charles II - Sloane Square

{Running around the urn near the top:} Sweet Thames run softly till I end my...

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