A Soldier and a Maker

Barbican

A Soldier and a Maker

20 Apr 2012 - 28 Apr 2012

£15.00 - £15.00

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Today, three-quarters of a century after his death, Ivor Gurney is finally celebrated as a poet and a composer. This Gloucester-born tailor's son thought of himself as both, preferring the term 'maker'. He was many things beside: soldier, cricketer, crack shot, cake eater, nightwalker, wit, faithful if exasperating friend and, for the last 17 years of his life, asylum inmate.

 

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