Tag: June 8

Sir John Everett Millais

(1829–1896) Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, RA The artist’s works: Mariana 1851 Tate Britain, London Ophelia 1851–1852 Tate Britain, London The Return of the Dove to the Ark 1851 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Leisure Hours 1864 Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Self-portrait 1881 Galleria…

Beatrice Portinari

(c.1266–1290) Beatrice “Bice” di Folco Portinari de’ Bardi Beatrice in Art: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Dantis Amor 1860 Tate Britain, London     Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Beata Beatrix c.1864–1870 Tate Britain, London   Born June 20 (?) c.1266 Firenze (Italia) Died June 8 1290…

Robert Taylor

(1911–1969) Spangler Arlington Brugh Filmography as Actor: Waterloo Bridge 1940 Director: Mervyn LeRoy Starring: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor     Quo Vadis 1951 Director: Mervyn LeRoy Starring: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr   Born August 5 1911 Filley, NE (USA) Died June 8 1969 Santa Monica, CA…

Sônia Braga

(1950) Sônia Maria Campos Braga Filmography as Actress: Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos 1976 Director: Bruno Barreto Starring: Sônia Braga, José Wilker   Born June 8 1950 Maringá (Brasil) Boyfriend Robert Redford (1936) Occupation Actress

Luigi Comencini

(1916–2007) Filmography as Director: Pane, amore e fantasia 1953 Director: Luigi Comencini Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida     Pane, amore e gelosia 1954 Director: Luigi Comencini Starring: Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida     La donna della domenica 1975 Director: Luigi Comencini…

Dana Wynter

(1931–2011) Dagmar Winter Filmography as Actress: Airport 1970 Director: George Seaton Starring: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin   Born June 8 1931 Berlin (Germany) Died May 5 2011 Ojai, CA (USA) Cause of death Heart Failure Occupation Actress Awards Golden Globe

Robert Preston

(1918–1987) Robert Preston Meservey Filmography as Actor: Victor/Victoria 1982 Director: Blake Edwards Starring: Julie Andrews, James Garner   Born June 8 1918 Newton Highlands, MA (USA) Died March 21 1987 Montecito, CA (USA) Cause of death Cancer Occupation Actor Award National Society…

Robert Schumann

(1810–1856) Robert Alexander Schumann Filmography as Composer: Ludwig 1972 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider   Born June 8 1810 Zwickau (Germany) Died July 29 1856 Endenich, Bonn (Germany) Cause of death Syphilis Occupation Composer Conductor Occupation Musician Pianist

Marie Laurencin

(1883–1956) “La muse des cubistes” “La Fauvette” The artist’s works: Réunion à la campagne 1909 Musée Picasso, Paris Les jeunes filles 1910–1911 Moderna Museet, Stockholm L’Amazone 1923 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Deux jeunes femmes dans un paysage c.1926 Pola Museum of…

June 8

Births: • Braga, Sônia (1950) • Comencini, Luigi (1916-2007) • Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) • Preston, Robert (1918-1987) • Schumann, Robert (1810-1856) • Wynter, Dana (1931-2011) Deaths: • Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) • Portinari, Beatrice (c.1266-1290) • Taylor, Robert (1911-1969)