Tag: expatriate

Millicent Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland

(1867–1955) Millicent Fanny Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland née Lady Millicent Fanny St. Clair-Erskine Millicent in Art: Sargent, John Singer (1856-1925) Portrait of Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland 1904 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid   Born October 20 1867 Dysart House (Scotland) Died August 20…

Heinrich Schliemann

(1822–1890) Johann Ludwig Heinrich Julius Schliemann Works: • Mycenæ: a narrative of researches and discoveries at Mycenæ and Tiryns (English) • Troy and Its Remains (English) Born January 6 1822 Neubukow (Germany) Died December 26 1890 Napoli (Italia) Wife (1852–1869)  Ekaterina…

Joseph Haydn

(1732–1809) Franz Joseph Haydn Works: • Symphony nº 101, “The Clock” (1794) • The Creation (1798) • The Seasons (1801) Born March 31 1732 Rohrau (Austria) Died May 31 1809 Vienna (Austria) Friend Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Pupil Ludwig van Beethoven…

Antonio Vivaldi

(1678–1741) Antonio Lucio Vivaldi Works: • Concertos for Violin or Oboe, Op.7 (1720) • Filiae maestae Jerusalem (c.1715) • La Follia (1703) • La Stravaganza (1712-1713) • Le quattro stagioni (1725) ◊ La primavera (1725) ◊ L’estate (1725) ◊ L’autunno (1725) ◊ L’inverno (1725)…

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

(1806–1861) Elizabeth Barrett Browning, née Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett Works: • Aurora Leigh (English) • ‘He Giveth His Beloved Sleep’ (English) • O May I Join the Choir Invisible! and Other Favorite Poems (English) • The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning,…

Ernest Hemingway

(1899–1961) Ernest Miller Hemingway Works: • In our time (English) • Three Stories & Ten Poems (English) Born July 21 1899 Oak Park, IL (USA) Died July 2 1961 Ketchum, ID (USA) Cause of death Suicide Occupation Journalist Novelist Occupation…

James Joyce

(1882–1941) James Augustine Aloysius Joyce Works: • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (English) • Chamber Music (English) • Dubliners (English) • Exiles: A Play in Three Acts (English) • Ulysses (English) Born February 2 1882 Dublin (Ireland)…

René Descartes

(1596–1650) Renatus Cartesius Works: • A Discourse of a Method for the Well Guiding of Reason and the Discovery of Truth in the Sciences (English) • Betrachtungen über die Grundlagen der Philosophie (German) • Discours de la méthode (French) •…

Rainer Maria Rilke

(1875–1926) René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke Works: • Auguste Rodin (English) • Auguste Rodin (German) • Das Buch der Bilder (German) • Das Marien-Leben (German) • Das Stunden-Buch (German) • Der Neuen Gedichte: Anderer Teil (German) • Die…

Elizabeth McGovern

(1961) Elizabeth Lee McGovern Filmography as Actress: The Wings of the Dove 1997 Director: Iain Softley Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache   Born July 18 1961 Evanston, IL (USA) Occupation Actress Musician Occupation Singer Songwriter