“The uncompromising and perceptive autobiography of Barbara Blackman, poet, blind woman, wife and mother. The wife of the artist Charles Blackman and friend of Joy Hester recounts her life amid a generation of artists and free spirits revealing herself to be a woman of wisdom, humour and strength.”
Barbara Blackman (née Patterson; born 22 December 1928) is an Australian writer, poet, librettist, broadcaster, model and patron of the arts. In 2004, she donated $1 million to a number of Australian music organisations, including Pro Musica, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Australian National University’s School of Music and the Stopera Chamber Opera Company. In 2006, she was awarded the Australian Contemporary Music Award for Patronage. Barbara Blackman was married for 27 years to renowned Australian artist Charles Blackman.
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