Cecil Beaton
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Born: January 14, 1904

Died: January 18, 1980 (aged 76)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Photographer

Bio: Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton was an English fashion and portrait photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1970.

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Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors, I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.

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