Classical Notes: Grace and elegance on Castletown’s agenda

The dazzling appeal of Grace Kelly’s life and tragic death never fails to grip the imagination

25th June, 2017
Grace Kelly: a photographic exhibition of the actress is on view at Castletown House, where concerts will be held throughout the summer

You may wonder, dear reader, why we have a picture of Grace Kelly embellishing this week’s column. She was, after all, better known as an ice-cool actress without any evidence of musical ability, other than co-crooning a few lines of True Love with Bing Crosby in High Society. Surely you must remember it? Bing with a mute squeezebox serenading Grace in a motionless rowing boat. He was 26 years older than her at the time....

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