English poet (1887-1964)
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Sitwell [Sitwell]
the name of a sister and two brothers of an ↑aristocratic English family, all three of whom became writers. Edith Sitwell (1887–1964) was a ↑poet, best known for writing the series of poems Façade (1923). She was also known for her unusual clothes and appearance. She was made a ↑dame in 1954. Her brother Osbert Sitwell (1892–1969) wrote poems and novels, but is best known for his ↑autobiography, published in five books. The youngest, Sacheverell Sitwell (1897–1988), wrote poetry and books about the history of art.

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