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Constant Lambert

Constant Lambert (1905 – 1951) was a British composer, conductor, and author. He was the Founder Music Director of the Royal Ballet and helped establish English ballet as a significant artistic movement.

A New Chapter, Nancy Mitford at Heywood Hill Bookshop

Heywood Hill Nancy Mitford began as an assistant at Heywood Hill bookshop in March 1942, at a modest salary of £3.10s a week, of which she needed every penny. Named after its owner, the Heywood Hill bookshop can still be found at 10 Curzon Street Mayfair. Back then it specialised in rare prints, Victorian toys,… Read more »