Samuel Beckett lived here


Samuel Beckett lived here

Irish author Sam Beckett lived in a bedsit here.

Location: 34 Gertrude Street, Chelsea, SW10 0JG

Description: Irish author, poet and dramatist Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) lived here from 1934-37.

Like many many young South Africans today, Beckett came to London and lived in a bedsit here for a while. Number 34 Gertrude Street was owned by a Mr and Mrs Frost, who, like many proprietors of boarding houses or houses with rooms to let, were retired servants, he having been a chauffeur and she a ladies' maid.

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Samuel Beckett lived here

Irish author Sam Beckett lived in a bedsit here.

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