Last night’s event is said to have been an emotional one – and undestandably so. The highlight of the evening was the gift from the Duke and Duchess of Argyll to Andrew of an oil painting of Inveraray Castle by the well known Argyll colourist ...
The story of Powder Her Face is ripped from today’s headlines—okay, yesterday’s headlines—from revelations in court during the racy 1963 divorce trial of the licentious Duchess of Argyll. She was an aging socialite, a lady prone to giving …
She was a major advocate for British nursing. 16. Princess Louise of the United Kingdom (1848-1939), later Duchess of Argyll, was the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She broke with tradition when she married an …
The true story of Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, whose excessive lifestyle and brazen, ahead-of-her-time sexuality reached a climax in a very public divorce in 1963, is exalted into a Greek tragedy by librettist Philip Hensher. As is the …
Princess Louise of Great Britain in riding habits. Late 1860s carolathhabsburg Follow
The Duke of Argyll married an American, Mathilda Coster Mortimer Heller, in 1963, and died of a stroke, in 1973, aged 69. In her youth, Margaret's father had told Rosie d'Avigdor-Goldsmid, a close friend of hers, that he feared for what his high …
Ian Douglas Campbell, 11th Duke of Argyll (1903-1973), Chief of Clan Campbell. Sitter in 8 portraits. (Ethel) Margaret Campbell (née Whigham), Duchess of Argyll (1912-1993), Former wife of Charles Sweeny, and later third wife of Ian …
Hensher’s libretto, limply structured and uncertain in tone, is loosely inspired by the notorious life of Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll (1912-1993), the so-called “dirty duchess” whose two divorces and numerous, well-documented …
I don’t think I’ve been subconsciously stalking the poor old Duchess of Argyll, yet this staging — mounted jointly by Northern Ireland Opera and Dublin’s Opera Theatre Company — was the fifth different production I’ve seen. And the best ...
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