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The Death of Quentin Crisp

The flamboyant and eccentric gay writer and raconteur died on November 21st 1999. He was on a visit to England from his home in New York - a city that he loved.

The flamboyant and eccentric gay writer and raconteur died on 21 November, 1999. He was on a visit to England from his home in New York - a city that he loved. Hear from his biographer Tim Fountain, about the man who became a celebrity after his memoir The Naked Civil Servant became a bestseller.

Photo:Quentin Crisp in 1980. Copyright: BBC.

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Fri 21 Nov 2014 08:50GMT

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