Everbest: Remembering H. Wiley Hitchcock

Everbest—Anyone who ever received a letter (often handwritten in elegant script) or email from H. Wiley Hitchcock will recognize his favored signoff, borrowed (with attribution) from Virgil Thomson; it could also be the ideal epitaph for this brilliant, elegant, cheerful man, combining as it does the superlative and the constancy of personality.