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Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969



  • Existence: 1892 - 1969

Osbert Sitwell (Sir Francis Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell, 5th Baronet) was born on December 6, 1892 in London. Sitwell devoted himself to poetry, art criticism and controversial journalism. Together with his brother, he sponsored a controversial exhibition of works by Matisse, Utrillo, Picasso and Modigliani. He published two books of poems: "Argonaut and Juggernaut" (1919) and "At the House of Mrs Kinfoot" (1921). Other publications include "Triple Fugue" (1924), "Discursions on Travel, Art and Life" (1925), "Before the Bombardment" (1926) and "The Man Who Lost Himself" (1929). Sitwell died on May 4, 1969.

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Osbert Sitwell short stories

Identifier: MS-516
Overview Osbert Sitwell (1892-1969), writer. The collection contains six unpublished short stories. Contains a note regarding the stories by his secretary, Lorna Andrade.