Dom Sylvester Houédard

Sylvester Houédard;dsh;d. s. h.

1924 (Guernsey, Channel Isles) – 1992 (Prinknash, England)

The Benedictine monk Houédard is said to have had over 3000 names in his address book. Hausmann, Zukofsky, Ginsberg, Graves, Morgan, Burroughs, Kerouac, Cage, Boyle and Finlay were all among his correspondents. He helped Jarman with the Latin for his film ‘Sebastiane’, and collaborated with Cobbing.