Tag: agnostic

Hector Berlioz

(1803–1869) Louis-Hector Berlioz Works: • Béatrice et Bénédict (1862) • Benvenuto Cellini (1838) • Grande messe des morts (1837) • Harold en Italie (1834) • La Damnation de Faust (1846) • Le Carnaval romain (1844) • L’Enfance du Christ (1854)…

Diogenes

(c.404 BC-c.323 BC) Diogenes the Cynic Διογένης ὁ Κυνικός Diogenes in Art: Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Diogène 1860 Walters Art Museum, Baltimore   Born c.404 BC Sinope (Turkey) Died c.323 BC Corinth (Greece) Occupation Philosopher

Benedetto Croce

(1866–1952) Works: • Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic (English) • Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille (English) • Historical materialism and the economics of Karl Marx (English) • Logic as the Science of the Pure Concept (English) • The…

Gabriele D’Annunzio

(1863–1938) General Gabriele D’Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso Works: • Cabiria (Italian) • Contemplazione della morte (Italian) • Elegìe Romane (Italian) • Forse che sì forse che no (Italian) • Il ferro (Italian) • Isaotta Guttadàuro ed altre poesie (Italian) •…

Giovanni Pascoli

(1855–1912) Giovanni Placido Agostino Pascoli Works: • Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837) La vita italiana durante la Rivoluzione francese e l’Impero (Italian) • La mirabile visione (Italian) • Miei Pensieri di varia Umanità (Italian) • Minerva oscura (Italian) • Sotto il velame…

Ivan Turgenev

(1818–1883) Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev Иван Сергеевич Тургенев Works: • A Desperate Character and Other Stories (English) • A House of Gentlefolk (English) • A Lear of the Steppes (English) • A Nobleman’s Nest (English) • A Reckless Character and Other…

Brad Pitt

(1963) William Bradley Pitt Filmography as Actor: Thelma & Louise 1991 Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis   Born December 18 1963 Shawnee, OK (USA) Girlfriend (1994-1997) Gwyneth Paltrow (1972) Wife (2000-2005) Jennifer Aniston (1969) Wife (2014-2019) Angelina Jolie (1975) Occupation…

Ridley Scott

(1937) Sir Ridley Scott Filmography as Director: Thelma & Louise 1991 Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis     Hannibal 2001 Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore   Born November 30 1937 South Shields (England) Occupation Film Director Producer Awards BAFTA David…

Javier Bardem

(1969) Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem Filmography as Actor: Goya’s Ghosts 2006 Director: Miloš Forman Starring: Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman   Born March 1 1969 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (España) Wife Penélope Cruz (1974) Occupation Actor Awards Academy Award BAFTA Awards Cannes Film…

Sidney Poitier

(1927–2022) Sidney Poitier, KBE Filmography as Actor: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner 1967 Director: Stanley Kramer Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn     Born February 20 1927 Miami, FL (USA) Died January 6 2022 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of…