Do I dare to eat a peach?–T.S. Elliot, 1917
Thomas Stearns “T. S.” Eliot OM as a playwright, literary critic, and arguably the most important English-language poet of the 20th century. Although he was born an American, he moved to the United Kingdom in 1914 (at age 25) and was naturalized as a British subject in 1927 at age 39. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948.