December 4th, 2017

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Benjamin Britten (November 22, 1913 - December 4, 1976)

Sir Peter Pears was an English tenor who was knighted in 1978. In 1936, he met Benjamin Britten, while they were both helping to clear out the country cottage of a mutual friend who had died in an air crash. Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM, CH was an English composer, conductor and pianist. He was a central figure of 20th century British classical music, with a range of works including opera, other vocal music, orchestral and chamber pieces. Pears and Britten gave their first recital together in 1937 at Balliol College, Oxford University. Many of Britten's works contain a main tenor role written specifically for Pears. Britten with Pears and the librettist and producer Eric Crozier, founded the annual Aldeburgh Festival in 1948, and he was responsible for the creation of Snape Maltings concert hall in 1967. In his last year, he was the first composer to be given a life peerage. Pears is buried in the churchyard of St Peter and St Paul's Church in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Benjamin Britten's grave is next to his, near the grave of Imogen Holst, a close friend.

Timeline & Places:

November 22, 1913: born at 21 Kirkley Cliff Rd, Lowestoft NR33 0DB, Regno Unito

1921: attended Old Buckenham Hall, Brettenham Park, Ipswich IP7 7PH, Regno Unito

1928: attended Greshams School, Cromer Rd, Holt NR25 6EA, Regno Unito

1930 to 1931: lived at 51 Prince's Square, London W2 4PX, Regno Unito

1930 to 1933: attended Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Rd, Kensington, London SW7 2BS, Regno Unito

1931 to 1933: lived at Burleigh House, 173 Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London SW5, Regno Unito

1935 to 1936: lived at 2 W Cottages, West End Ln, London NW6 1RJ, Regno Unito, sharing with W. H. Auden

1936 to 1937: lived at 559 Finchley Rd, London NW3 7BJ, Regno Unito, sharing with W. H. Auden

1937: lived at Old Mill, Snape, Saxmundham IP17 1SH, Regno Unito, sharing with Lennox Berkeley

1937 to 1938: lived at 38 Upper Park Rd, London NW3, Regno Unito, sharing with W. H. Auden

1938 to 1939: lived at 43 Nevern Square, Kensington, London SW5 9PF, Regno Unito, sharing with Peter Pears

1939: lived at 67 Hallam St, Marylebone, London W1W, Regno Unito, sharing with Peter Pears

1940: lived at February House, 7 Middagh St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, Stati Uniti, sharing with Carson McCullers, W. H. Auden, Paul Bowles, Gypsy Rose Lee.

1942 to 1943: lived at 104A Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London SW10 0DQ, Regno Unito

1943 to 1946: lived at 45A St John's Wood High St, London NW8 7NJ, Regno Unito, sharing with Peter Pears

1946 to 1949: lived at 3 Oxford Square, London W2 2PA, Regno Unito

1947 to 1957: lived at Crag House, 13 Crabbe St, Aldeburgh IP15 5BW, Regno Unito

1949 to 1953: lived at 22 Melbury Rd, Kensington, London W14 8LT, Regno Unito

1953 to 1958: lived at 5 Chester Gate, London NW1 4JH, Regno Unito, sharing with Peter Pears

1957 to 1976: lived at The Red House, Golf Ln, Aldeburgh IP15 5PZ, Regno Unito, sharing with Peter Pears

1958 to 1965: lived at 59 Marlborough Pl, London NW8 0PT, Regno Unito

1965 to 1970: lived at 99 Offord Rd, London N1 1PG, Regno Unito

1970 to 1976: lived at 8 Halliford St, London N1 3HE, Regno Unito

1972 to 1976: lived at Chapel House, Chapel Ln, Eye IP21 5ER, Regno Unito

December 4, 1976: death. Buried: St Peter and St Paul, Aldeburgh, Regno Unito. Buried alongside Peter Pears (June 22, 1910 – April 3, 1986). Memorial inside Westminster Abbey, 20 Deans Yd, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA, Regno Unito

References:

Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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Queer Places, Vol. 1.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World Authored by Elisa Rolle
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Queer New York State: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Frances Power Cobbe (December 4, 1822 – April 5, 1904)

Frances Power Cobbe was an Irish writer, social reformer, anti-vivisection activist, and leading women's suffrage campaigner. She formed a marriage with sculptor Mary Lloyd, whom she met in Rome in 1861 and lived with from 1864 until Lloyd's death. Cobbe referred to Lloyd alternately as "husband," "wife," and "dear friend." Cobbe founded the Society for the Protection of Animals Liable to Vivisection in 1875, the world's first organization campaigning against animal experiments, and in 1898 the BUAV. Cobbe was a member of the executive council of the London National Society for Women's Suffrage and writer of editorial columns for London newspapers on suffrage, property rights for women, and opposition to vivisection. Lloyd studied and worked with French artist Rosa Bonheur. In 1853, she worked in the studio of Welsh sculptor John Gibson in Rome, along with sculptor Harriet Hosmer. In 1858, Lloyd inherited a share in the Welsh landed estate of Hengwrt. This allowed Lloyd to refer to herself as a landed proprietor when signing petitions supporting women's suffrage, and gave her some local political rights, such as the ability to appoint a vicar. They are buried together in the churchyard at Llanelltyd, Wales.

Timeline & Places:

December 4, 1822: born at Newbridge House, Newbridge Demesne, Donabate, Co. Dublin, Irlanda

1855: lived at 15 Connaught Square, London W2 2HG, Regno Unito

1858 to 1859: lived at 1 Park Row, Frampton Cotterell, Bristol BS36 2BS, Regno Unito, sharing with Mary Carpenter.

1858 to 1859: worked at The Red Lodge Museum, Park Row, Bristol BS1 5LJ, Regno Unito

1860s: lived at Tan Llan, Llanelltyd, Dolgellau LL40 2ST, Regno Unito, sharing with Mary Lloyd

1862 to 1884: lived at 26 Hereford Square, Kensington, London SW7, Regno Unito, sharing with Mary Lloyd

1890s: lived at Tyn-y-Celyn, Llanelltyd, Dolgellau LL40 2TA, Regno Unito, sharing with Mary Lloyd

April 5, 1904: death. Buried at St Illtud, Dolgellau LL40 2ST, Regno Unito. Buried alongside: Mary Lloyd (January 23, 1819 – 1896). Memorial at Kensal Green Cemetery, Harrow Rd, London NW10 5NU, Regno Unito

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Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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Jeanne Manford (December 4, 1920 – January 8, 2013)

In 1972, Queens schoolteacher Jeanne Manford publicly spoke out in support of her gay son Morty at a time when homosexuality was still classified as a mental disorder by the American Psychiatric Association. That same year, Jeanne and her husband Jules founded the nation’s first support group for parents of lesbian and gay children, now known as PFLAG, and held meetings at 33-23 171st St, Flushing, NY 11358.

Timeline & Places:

December 4, 1920: birth.

1970s: lived at 33-23 171st St, Flushing, NY 11358, Stati Uniti

January 8, 2013: death.

References:

Queer Places, Vol. 1.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World Authored by Elisa Rolle
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Juliette Récamier (December 4, 1777 – May 11, 1849)

Juliette Récamier was a French society leader, whose salon drew Parisians from the leading literary and political circles of the early 19th century. She was married at the age of 15 to Jacques-Rose Récamier, a rich banker nearly 30 years her senior and a relative of the gourmand Brillat-Savarin. The Récamier marriage was never consummated, and Juliette remained a virgin until at least the age of forty. She was one of the lovers of Madame de Staël. Madame de Staël was a French woman of letters of Swiss origin whose lifetime overlapped with the events of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era. She was one of Napoleon's principal opponents. Celebrated for her conversational eloquence, she actively participated in the political and intellectual life of her times. Her works, both critical and fictional, made their mark on the history of European Romanticism. Juliette’s husband had sustained heavy financial losses in 1805, and she visited Mme de Staël at Coppet in Switzerland. There was a project for her divorce, in order that she might marry Prince Augustus of Prussia, but, though her husband was willing, it was not arranged. In her later days, she lost most of what was left of her fortune; but she continued to receive visitors in her apartment at L'Abbaye-aux-Bois, a 17th century convent (demolished in 1907) situated at 16 rue de Sèvres in Paris, to which she retired in 1819.

Timeline & Places:

December 4, 1777: birth.

1819 to 1849: lived at Ancienne Abbaye-aux-Bois, 16 Rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris, Francia

May 11, 1849: death. Buried at Montmartre Cemetery, 20 Avenue Rachel, 75018 Paris, Francia.

References:

Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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Queer Places, Vol. 3.1: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Queer France: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Philip Sassoon (December 4, 1888 – June 3, 1939)

Sir Philip Sassoon was a British politician, art collector and social host, entertaining many celebrity guests at his homes, Port Lympne Mansion, Kent, and Trent Park, Hertfordshire, England. His Ballets Russes-inspired dining room at Port Lympne with its lapis walls, opalescent ceiling, gilt-winged chairs with jade-green cushions, all surmounted by a frieze of scantily-clad Africans, suggests the outsider confidence of a Rothschild and of an openly gay man. His sister was Sybil Sassoon, who married the Marquess of Cholmondeley. He was a cousin of the war poet Siegfried Sassoon. One of his frequent guests was T. E. Lawrence "of Arabia“, a British Army officer renowned especially for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of 1916–18. The breadth and variety of his activities and associations, and his ability to describe them vividly in writing, earned him international fame as Lawrence of Arabia, a title that was used for the 1962 film based on his World War I activities. Sir Philip Sassoon never married and died in 1939, leaving his three houses to his cousin Mrs. Gubbay (born Hannah Ezra to E.D. Ezra and Moselle Sassoon). Mrs. Gubbay left the entire collection of the Trent Park estate to the National Trust and today it is on display at Clandon Park.

Timeline & Places:

December 4, 1888: born at 13 Avenue de Marigny, 75008 Paris, Francia.

1890s: lived with his parents at Court Royal Mansions, 1 Eastern Terrace, Brighton BN2 1DJ, Regno Unito, behind the main house there was the Sassoon Mausoleum, 83 St George's Rd, Brighton BN2 1EF, Regno Unito

1900s: attended University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 2JD, Regno Unito

1912: built Port Lympne Mansion, B2067, Lympne, Kent CT21 4PD, UK

1923: restored Trent Park House, Cockfosters Rd, Enfield, Barnet EN4 0PS, Regno Unito

June 3, 1939: death. Buried at Willesden Jewish Cemetery, Beaconsfield Rd, Willesden, London NW10 2JE, Regno Unito.

References:

Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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Queer Places, Vol. 2.1: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Queer Places, Vol. 2.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Geoffrey Burridge (December 4, 1948 - September 30, 1987)

Alec McCowen was an English actor. He was known for his work in numerous film and stage productions. He was awarded the OBE in the 1972 New Year Honours and the CBE in the 1985 New Year Honours. His partner since 1948, the actor Geoffrey Burridge, died in 1987 from AIDS complications. In 1989 McCowen was featured on the British version of the celebrity surprise show This Is Your Life. He was shocked at the slight from the show's complete failure to mention Geoffrey Burridge, who had died 2 years before. Brave for the time, McCowen insisted that his late partner be acknowledged on the program. McCowen first appeared on stage at the Repertory Theatre, Macclesfield, in August 1942 as Micky in Paddy the Next Best Thing. He continued in repertory 1946-49, during which time he played a season at St John's, Newfoundland, Canada. It was around this time he met fellow actor Geoffrey Burridge. McCowen published his first volume of autobiography, Young Gemini in 1979, followed a year later by Double Bill (Elm Tree Books).

Timeline & Places:

December 4, 1948: birth.

1970s: Lived at 172 Kensington Church St, Kensington, London W8 4BN, Regno Unito, sharing with Alec McCowen (May 26, 1925 - February 6, 2017)

September 30, 1987: death.

References:

Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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Queer Places, Vol. 2.1: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Samuel Butler (December 4, 1835 - June 18, 1902)

Samuel Butler was an iconoclastic Victorian author who published a variety of works. After 1878, Butler became close friends with Henry Festing Jones, whom Butler persuaded to give up his job as a solicitor to be Butler's personal literary assistant and traveling companion, at a salary of 200 pounds a year. Although Jones kept his own lodgings at Barnard's Inn, the two men saw each other daily until Butler's death in 1902, collaborating on music and writing projects in the daytime, and attending concerts and theatres in the evenings; they frequently toured Italy and other favorite parts of Europe together. Jones published Butler's biography in 1919 entitled Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon (1835–1902) — A Memoir. It won the inaugural James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography. Another significant friendship was with Hans Rudolf Faesch, a Swiss student who stayed with them in London for two years, improving his English, before departing for Singapore. Both Butler and Jones wept when they saw him off at the railroad station in early 1895, and Butler subsequently wrote a very emotional poem, In Memoriam H. R. F., instructing his literary agent to offer it for publication to several leading English magazines.

Timeline & Places:

December 4, 1835: born at Langar Rectory, Church Ln, Langar, Nottingham NG13 9HG, Regno Unito

1847: attended Shrewsbury School, Ashton Rd, Shrewsbury SY3 7BA, Regno Unito

1854: attended University Of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2, Regno Unito

1864 to 1902: lived at Clifford’s Inn, Chancery Ln, London WC2A 1PR, Regno Unito

June 18, 1902: death. Buried at St Paul Covent Garden, Bedford St, London WC2E 9ED, Regno Unito

References:

Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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Queer Places, Vol. 2.1: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Queer Places, Vol. 2.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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