Moeran, Warlock and Song

  title={Moeran, Warlock and Song},
  author={Stephen P. Banfield},
  pages={7 - 9}
Fifty years ago this December E J Moeran, Jack to his friends, died as he fell off a pier into the Kenmare River on the west coast of Ireland in a storm; he was only 55. Seventy years ago this December Philip Heseltine, Peter Warlock to his public, died in a gas-filled basement room in Chelsea; he was younger still, only 36. Suspicion of suicide has attached to them both, and while Moeran probably met his end through natural causes (a cerebral haemorrhage), Heseltine probably did not. Barry… Expand


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