Tag: April 1

Nikolai Gogol

(1809–1852) Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol Никола́й Васи́льевич Го́голь Works: • Abende auf dem Gutshof bei Dikanka (German) • Arabesken, Prosaschriften, Rom (German) • Briefwechsel I (German) • Briefwechsel II (German) • Cossack Tales (English) • Dead Souls (English) • Demonien ruhtinatar…

Edmond Rostand

(1868–1918) Edmond Eugène Joseph Alexis Rostand Works: • L’Aiglon (English) • Chantecler (English) • Cyrano de Bergerac (English) • Cyrano de Bergerac (French) • Cyrano de Bergerac (Finnish) • Συρανό δε Μπερζεράκ (Greek) • La dernière nuit de Don Juan (French)…

Eleanor of Aquitaine

(c.1122–1204) Éléonore or Aliénor d’Aquitaine or de Guyenne Queen consort of France (1137–1152) Queen consort of England (1154–1189) Duchess of Aquitaine (1137–1204) Countess of Poitiers (1137–1204) Eleanor of Aquitaine in Film: The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony Harvey Starring: Peter O’Toole, Katharine…

Debbie Reynolds

(1932–2016) Mary Frances “Debbie” Reynolds Filmography as Actress: Singin’ in the Rain 1952 Director: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen Starring: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds     The Bodyguard 1992 Director: Mick Jackson Starring: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston   Born April 1…

April 1

Births: • Gogol, Nikolai (1809-1852) • Reynolds, Debbie (1932-2016) • Rostand, Edmond (1868-1918) Deaths: • Eleanor of Aquitaine (c.1122-1204)