Photographer Lord Snowdon's work will be commemorated after he died aged 86 last month
Lord Snowdon, who photographed some of the most famous faces of the 20th century including Diana, Princess of Wales and Dame Elizabeth Taylor, died last month aged 86.
A notice in The Times's births, marriages and deaths column said: “A service of thanksgiving for the life and work of the 1st Earl of Snowdon GCVO, will be held at 11am, on Friday 7th April 2017 in St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.”
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Fri, January 13, 2017
English photographer, Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, commonly known as Lord Snowdon passed away aged 86. He was married to Princess Margaret from 1960 to 1978, we look back on their marriage through pictures
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The wedding of Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon in 1960 in London
Lord Snowdon died a respected portrait photographer but he will be remembered as the man who married into the royal family, marrying the Queen's sister Princess Margaret in 1960 – a union that ended in divorce 18 years later.
The couple had two children and it is said Lord Snowdon remained close to the monarchy, and is the only photographer to have had sittings with the Queen throughout her long reign.
Born Antony Armstrong-Jones, the Eton-educated photographer died peacefully at home on January 13.