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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

15th August 1994 Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80

15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies

15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London

15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting

15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)

15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London.go to related location

Mervyn Peake lived here



Mervyn Peake lived here

Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake lived to his death here.

Location: 1 Drayton Gardens, London, SW10 9SA

Description: Author and artist Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) lived out his life here from 1960 until his death in 1968 from Parkinson's disease.

He was educated at Eltham College, Kent from 1937, and his most popular work is the Gormenghast Trilogy, a singular gothic fantasy of tremendous proportions that is made up of the books Titus Groan, Gormenghast, and Titus Alone.


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Mervyn Peake lived here

Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake lived to his death here.


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