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Royal Academy of Music Museum
Marylebone Road



LectureThe combination of their composition and poetry


Fiona Sampson – Lecturer

Programme Note

Academy alumna Fiona Sampson MBE has published 27 books of biography, literary non-fiction and poetry. Her work has been translated into more than 30 langueages and she has received a number of national and international honours for her writing. In this talk she discusses how a lucky find in a charity shop showed her the way in which composer Priaulx Rainier worked on setting verse by poet Edith Sitwell.

Fiona Sampson MBE, image credit Ekaterina Voskresenskaya

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