WBUR News

Support the news

Valerie Eliot Helped Shape A Writing Legend's Legacy01:51

Play

Valerie Eliot, author T.S. Eliot's second wife, has died at the age of 86. Host Scott Simon remembers Valerie Eliot, who became the guardian of the Eliot legacy. She published an acclaimed edition of The Waste Land, complete with notes from Ezra Pound, and became a generous patron of poetry.

+Join the discussion
Share

Support the news

Next Up

Where to now?

More NPR or Explore Audio.