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.
Edith Sitwell Age
How old is Edith Sitwell? She was born in 1877, she was 145 years old at the time of her death.
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Edith Sitwell Wiki
|Age||145 years old|
|Birthday||September 7, 1877|
|Date of Death||December 9, 1964|
Quotes by Edith Sitwell
I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art.— Edith Sitwell
Hot water is my native element. I was in it as a baby, and I have never seemed to get out of it ever since.— Edith Sitwell
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.— Edith Sitwell
The poet speaks to all men of that other life of theirs that they have smothered and forgotten.— Edith Sitwell
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.— Edith Sitwell