T. S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot's second wife Valerie dies, aged 86

Valerie Eliot

Valerie Eliot, the widow of T.S. Eliot and zealous guardian of the poet's literary legacy for almost half a century, has died, aged 86.

On Sunday, the Eliot estate said Valerie had died two days before at her London home after a short illness.

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