Collection: Jack Sage

Jack Sage (1925–2018) was born in Southampton, England, and attended the vocational school Clark’s College and Taunton’s School. After a short stint as an army mechanic, he enrolled at King’s College London in 1946, studying Spanish language and music and the theater of Golden Age Spain (1492–1682). In 1956, he was brought on as a lecturer in the Spanish department at King’s College, where he would work for the rest of his life—rising to senior lecturer and then department head. He retired in 1990 and spent the next two decades of his life consulting about the Spanish Golden Age for, among others, early-music ensembles, the BBC, and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
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