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Wendy Beckett (1930–2018)

Wendy Beckett was born on February 25, 1930 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was a writer, known for Sister Wendy's Story of Painting (1996), Songs of Praise (1961) and Gallery (1984). She died on December 26, 2018 in Quidenham, Norfolk, England, UK. See full bio »

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 2002 Sister Wendy at the Norton Simon Museum (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Sister Wendy's Story of Painting (TV Series documentary) (written by - 10 episodes)
- The Never Ending Story (1996) ... (written by - as Sister Wendy Beckett)
- A New Pair of Eyes (1996) ... (written by - as Sister Wendy Beckett)
- Impressions of Light (1996) ... (written by - as Sister Wendy Beckett)
- Revolution (1996) ... (written by - as Sister Wendy Beckett)
- Three Golden Ages (1996) ... (written by - as Sister Wendy Beckett)
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Other Works:

Book: "Sister Wendy's 1000 Masterpieces" See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sister Mary Beckett | Sister Wendy Beckett | Sister Wendy

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She joined a convent at age 16. Her order sent her to Oxford University, where she studied English literature and stayed in a convent. She was awarded a congratulatory first-class degree, a rare honour in which the examining professors at a viva-voce exam ask a candidate no questions about their written work but simply stand and applaud. After gaining her degree, she returned to South Africa to ... See more »


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