Tag: February 10

Montesquieu

(1689–1755) Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu Works: • Esprit des lois (French) • Le temple de Gnide (French) • Lettres persanes, tome I (French) • Lettres persanes, tome II (French) • Persialaisia kirjeitä (Finnish) Born…

Alexander Pushkin

(1799–1837) Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin Александр Сергеевич Пушкин Works: • Aatelisrosvo Dubrovskij (Finnish) • Boris Godunov (English) • Eugene Oneguine (English) • Kapteenin tytär (Finnish) • Красавице, которая нюхала табак (Russian) • La fille du capitaine (French) • Laukaus y.m. kertomuksia…

Robert Wagner

(1930) Robert John Wagner Jr. Filmography as Actor: The Pink Panther 1963 Director: Blake Edwards Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers   Born February 10 1930 Detroit, MI (USA) Occupation Actor Producer

Michael Apted

(1941) Michael David Apted, CMG Filmography as Director: Agatha 1979 Director: Michael Apted Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Dustin Hoffman   Born February 10 1941 Aylesbury (England) Occupation Film director Awards BAFTA Directors Guild of America Award Grammy Title Companion of the Order of…

Brian Aherne

(1902–1986) William Brian de Lacy Aherne Filmography as Actor: I Confess 1953 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter     The Swan 1956 Director: Charles Vidor Starring: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness   Born May 2 1902 King’s Norton,…

Honoré Daumier

(1808–1879) Honoré-Victorin Daumier The artist’s works: Souvenirs 1840 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Nayades de la Seine 1847 Clark Art Institute, Williamstown Saltimbanques errantes 1847–1850 National Gallery of Art, Washington La République 1848 Musée d’Orsay, Paris Les Ribaudes 1848–1849 Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Quand le crime…

Judith Anderson

(1897–1992) Dame Frances Margaret Anderson, AC, DBE Filmography as Actress: Rebecca 1940 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine     The Ten Commandments 1956 Director: Cecil B. DeMille Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner     Born February 10…

Jerry Goldsmith

(1929–2004) Jerrald King Goldsmith Filmography as Composer: The Agony and the Ecstasy 1965 Director: Carol Reed Starring: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison     Chinatown 1974 Director: Roman Polanski Starring: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway     First Knight 1995 Director: Jerry Zucker Starring: Sean…

John William Waterhouse

(1849–1917) The artist’s works: Sleep and his Half-brother Death 1874 Private collection A Grecian Flower Market 1880 Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne The Lady of Shalott 1888 Tate Britain, London Ophelia 1889 Private collection Ulysses and the Sirens 1891 National…

February 10

Births: • Anderson, Judith (1897-1992) • Apted, Michael (1941) • Goldsmith, Jerry (1929-2004) • Wagner, Robert (1930) Deaths: • Aherne, Brian (1902-1986) • Daumier, Honoré (1808-1879) • Montesquieu (1689-1755) • Pushkin, Alexander (1799-1837) • Waterhouse, John William (1849-1917)