Tag: German

Miss Lala

(1858-?) Anna Olga Woodson, née Anna Olga Albertina Brown called Lala Kaira, Miss Lala, Miss La La or Mademoiselle La La Miss Lala in Art: Degas, Edgar (1834-1917) Miss La La au Cirque Fernando 1879 National Gallery, London    …

Luise Steurwaldt

(1837–1919) Luise Philippine Conradine Steuerwaldt Scholderer Luise in Art: Scholderer, Otto (1834-1902) Portrait of the Artist’s Wife probably 1872–1873 National Gallery, London     Scholderer, Otto (1834-1902) The Artist’s Wife on the Ottoman 1873 Städel Museum, Frankfurt   Born 1837 Hildesheim (Germany) Died 1919…

Max Ernst

(1891–1976) Maximilian Ethelbert Ernst The artist’s works: Dada Gauguin 1920 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Celebes 1921 Tate Britain, London Les Hommes n’en sauront rien 1923 Tate Britain, London Pietà ou La révolution la nuit 1923 Tate Britain, London Dadaville c.1924 Tate Britain, London Gala…

Hans Memling

(c.1430–1494) The artist’s works: Chalice of Saint John the Evangelist c.1470–1475 National Gallery of Art, Washington Portrait of a Man with an Arrow c.1470–1475 National Gallery of Art, Washington Saint Veronica c.1470–1475 National Gallery of Art, Washington A Young Man at Prayer c.1475…

Friedrich Schiller

(1759–1805) Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller Works: • Aesthetical and Philosophical Essays (English) • Briefe Schillers und Goethes an A. W. Schlegel (German) • Demetrius (English) • Der Neffe als Onkel (German) • Der Parasit, oder die Kunst (German) •…

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…

Johann Sebastian Bach

(1685–1750) Works: • Adagio • Brandenburg Concertos • Cello Suites • Das Wohltemperierte Klavier (The Well-Tempered Clavier) • Goldberg Variations (BWV 988) • Mass in B minor • St Matthew Passion (BWV 244) • Toccata and Fugue in D minor,…

Christoph Willibald Gluck

(1714–1787) Works: • Alceste (1767) • Iphigénie en Aulide (1774) • Iphigénie en Tauride (1779) • Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) • Paride ed Elena (1770) Born July 2 1714 Erasbach, city of Berching (Germany) Died November 15 1787 Vienna (Austria) Cause…

Bella Martha (2001)

Mostly Martha Director: Sandra Nettelbeck Producer: Karl Baumgartner Screenplay: Sandra Nettelbeck Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romantic Music: Manfred Eicher Country: Germany Language: German, Italian Studio: Bavaria Film Release date: 2001 Running time: 109 minutes Martina Gedeck (1961) as Martha Klein Sergio Castellitto (1953)…

Charles Bukowski

(1920–1994) Henry Charles Bukowski, born Heinrich Karl Bukowski Works: • Flower, Fist, and Bestial Wail (1960) • It Catches My Heart in Its Hands (1963) • Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (1965) • Crucifix in…