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letters Casson was a kind and generous man

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The Hugh Casson obituaries, by Neville Conder and Dinah Casson, were very moving. He was a truly great man; loquaciously modest. His involvement with the Festival of Britain and, years later, his presidency of the Royal Academy, must have occupied every waking moment of his day. Yet he found time, heaven knows how, for kindness and generosity to hosts of fellow architects and others - he was very good to me. Never will cliche ring truer: he will be very sorely missed.

Leonard Manasseh, London N6

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