Talk: John and Myfanwy Piper

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Although the Pipers lived in a hamlet on the edge of the Chilterns, they became significant figures in 20th-century cultural life. John Piper was a writer, an artist and aleading stage and stained glass designer. Myfanwy edited an art magazine in the 1930s and went on to become a librettist,working on three of Benjamin Britten’s best known operas. Frances Spalding talks about the pleasures of writing the biography of an artist so fondly regarded by the British public, while also uncovering the character of his talented wife.

Nearest Tube: Bond Street, Marble Arch

Venue details

The Wallace Collection
Hertford House, Manchester Square, London London W1U 3BN