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  • CRISPERANTO.ORG: All Things Quentin Crisp! The Quentin Crisp Archives: A Centennial Celebration
    began tidying up his room creating a small path for one to go from here to there And anyone who knows anything about Quentin Crisp it was unlike him to clean any part or rearrange anything in his room He did not do it and did not allow others to do so either However he wanted to prepare his room for the people who would visit it after his death By summer s end Quentin s room met his approval It was navigable and tidy And he was happy that we had arranged the closet so that all his legal documents and estate papers would be easily found He had great concern about such matters especially his Last Will and Testament Quentin wanted all his affairs in order and that is what we had done Quentin s tour of England with Authors on Tour Charles Lago and Chip Snell had been unexpectedly canceled by a directive not his own And despite the fury raging inside him Quentin kept an outward calm repose He had lived a long and determined life of his own accord for and by himself and how is it now that he should live it for or determined by another person s worried concern I quieted his worry by assuring him that I had nothing to do with the situation and that I supported any wish he desired Quentin immediately set the tour back in motion and began to focus on his November trip to Manchester He made a decision to go knowing well that his health may even fail him along the way there I reminded Quentin that there would be significant stress on his already weak heart especially with the two air pressured flights he would take to arrive there He was pleased and felt it might be a significant death He was happy to be going and did not care where he died whether it be in England or in New York In my present condition I look forward to being extinct The night before his departure Quentin joined Charles Barron and me for dinner at Haveli an Indian restaurant on Second Avenue and only a few blocks north from Cooper Square Diner He had Tandoori chicken for dinner sipped scotch and water ate dessert and drank coffee while continuing our on going conversation about his life and it s coming end But earlier in the evening at his apartment he seemed agitated for some reason I was unsure why though I suspected Quentin was not taking the heart medicine I had delivered to him only a couple days before I wanted to make sure he had all his medicines and toiletries before leaving on his trip As for the heart pills though he felt why take them especially if they were to prolong his life when he only wanted to die Charles and I walked Quentin back to 46 East Third Street I sensed it was our last walk together with him holding

    Original URL path: http://www.crisperanto.org/centennial/qccentennial06.html (2016-02-12)
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  • AN EVENING FOR QUENTIN CRISP: A poster for the event
    A poster image used for An Evening for Quentin Crisp Site Copyright 1999 2008 by the Quentin Crisp Archives All rights reserved

    Original URL path: http://www.crisperanto.org/memories/Mem1/Mem1.html (2016-02-12)
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  • AN EVENING FOR QUENTIN CRISP: The Hallway Entry with Panja Jurgens's "Angel of Peace"
    The hallway entry with Panja Jurgens s Angel of Peace Site Copyright 1999 2008 by the Quentin Crisp Archives All rights reserved

    Original URL path: http://www.crisperanto.org/memories/Mem1/Mem2.html (2016-02-12)
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  • AN EVENING FOR QUENTIN CRISP: The Great Hall Lobby
    The Great Hall Lobby Site Copyright 1999 2008 by the Quentin Crisp Archives All rights reserved

    Original URL path: http://www.crisperanto.org/memories/Mem1/Mem3.html (2016-02-12)
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  • AN EVENING FOR QUENTIN CRISP: Setting the Stage for Quentin
    Setting the Stage for Quentin Site Copyright 1999 2008 by the Quentin Crisp Archives All rights reserved

    Original URL path: http://www.crisperanto.org/memories/Mem1/Mem4.html (2016-02-12)
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  • AN EVENING FOR QUENTIN CRISP: The audience reading
    The audience reading Site Copyright 1999 2008 by the Quentin Crisp Archives All rights reserved

    Original URL path: http://www.crisperanto.org/memories/Mem1/Mem5a.html (2016-02-12)
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  • AN EVENING FOR QUENTIN CRISP: Phillip Ward and Jeffrey Roth, Esq.
    Phillip Ward and Jeffrey Roth Esq Site Copyright 1999 2008 by the Quentin Crisp Archives All rights reserved

    Original URL path: http://www.crisperanto.org/memories/Mem1/Mem5.html (2016-02-12)
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  • AN EVENING FOR QUENTIN CRISP: Adrian and Oona Goycoolea
    Adrian and Oona Goycoolea with Tom Steele and Raymond Luczak sitting in front of them Site Copyright 1999 2008 by the Quentin Crisp Archives All rights reserved

    Original URL path: http://www.crisperanto.org/memories/Mem1/Mem6.html (2016-02-12)
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