Tag: July 29

Michel Serrault

(1928–2007) Filmography as Actor: La Cage aux Folles 1978 Director: Édouard Molinaro Starring: Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault     La Cage aux Folles II 1980 Director: Édouard Molinaro Starring: Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault     La cage aux folles III: ‘Elles’ se marient 1985 Director: Georges Lautner…

Mikis Theodorakis

(1925–2021) Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης Works: • Electra (1962) • Golden Collection (Instrumental) • Iphigenia (1977) • The Trojan Women (1971) • Zorba’s Dance (1964) • Zorba the Greek (1964) Filmography as Composer: Electra 1962 Director: Michael Cacoyannis Starring: Irene Papas, Giannis Fertis    …

Luis Buñuel

(1900–1983) Luis Buñuel Portolés Filmography as Director: Belle de Jour 1967 Director: Luis Buñuel Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel     Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie 1972 Director: Luis Buñuel Starring: Fernando Rey, Stéphane Audran     Le fantôme de la liberté…

Robert Schumann

(1810–1856) Robert Alexander Schumann Works: • Carnaval (1834-1835) • Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 (1850) • Davidsbündlertänze (1837) • Dichterliebe “A Poet’s Love” (1840) • Fantasie in C, Op.17 (1839) • Kreisleriana (1838) • Piano Concerto in A…

David Niven

(1910–1983) James David Graham Niven Filmography as Actor: Around the World in 80 Days 1956 Director: Michael Anderson Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas     Bonjour Tristesse 1958 Director: Otto Preminger Starring: Deborah Kerr, David Niven     The Pink Panther 1963 Director: Blake Edwards Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers…

Louise Abbéma

(1853–1927) Louise Catherine Léonie Abbéma The artist’s works: Sarah Bernhardt 1875 Musée d’Orsay, Paris Portrait de Jeanne Samary c.1879 Musée Carnavalet, Paris Sarah Bernhardt à table 1885 Petit Palais, Paris La Sorcière 1903 Musée d’Orsay, Paris Portrait de Sarah Bernhardt 1921 Musée d’Orsay, Paris…

July 29

Births: • Theodorakis, Mikis (1925-2021) • Warner, David (1941) Deaths: • Abbéma, Louise (1853-1927) • Barberini, Maffeo (1568-1644), Pope Urban VIII (1623-1644) • Buñuel, Luis (1900-1983) • Niven, David (1910-1983) • Schumann, Robert (1810-1856) • Serrault, Michel (1928-2007) • Van Gogh, Vincent (1853-1890)

Urbanus VIII (Papa)

(1568–1644) Maffeo Barberini Pope Urban VIII (1623–1644) Maffeo Barberini in Art: Caravaggio (1571-1610) Ritratto di Maffeo Barberini 1598–1599 Private collection, Firenze     Works commissioned by him: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Monsignor Francesco Barberini c.1623 National Gallery of Art, Washington   Born April…

Vincent van Gogh

(1853–1890) The artist’s works: Portrait of Vincent van Gogh, Grandfather 1881 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam Head of a Peasant Woman 1884 Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Watermill at Gennep 1884 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid A woman with a spade, seen from behind 1885…

David Warner

(1941) David Hattersley Warner Filmography as Actor: Tom Jones 1963 Director: Tony Richardson Starring: Albert Finney, Susannah York     Providence 1977 Director: Alain Resnais Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn     Titanic 1997 Director: James Cameron Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet   Born July 29…