Tag: librettist

Jean Cocteau

(1889–1963) Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau The artist’s works: Festival de musique de Menton 1956 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland La Tour 1959 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Orphée 1960 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton Works: • La Danse de Sophocle (French) •…

Gaetano Donizetti

(1797–1848) Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti Works: • Anna Bolena (1830) • Don Pasquale (1843) • La Favorite (1840) • La Fille du régiment (1840) • L’elisir d’amore (1832) • Lucia di Lammermoor (1835) • Lucrezia Borgia (1833) • Maria Stuarda…

Gertrude Stein

(1874–1946) Gertrude Stein in Art: Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) Réunion à la campagne 1909 Musée Picasso, Paris     Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Gertrude Stein 1905–1906 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York   Born February 3 1874 Allegheny City, PA (USA) Died July 27 1946…

Paul Verlaine

(1844–1896) Paul Marie Verlaine Works: • Hombres (French) • Poésies complètes (French) ◊ Poems of Paul Verlaine (English) Verlaine in Art: Bazille, Frédéric (1841-1870) (?) Paul Verlaine en Troubadour (?) 1868 Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas     Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Coin de table 1872 Musée…

Catulle Mendès (1841-1909)

(1841–1909) Catulle Mendès in Art: Renoir, Auguste (1841-1919) Les Filles de Catulle Mendès 1888 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York   Born May 22 1841 Bordeaux (France) Died February 7 1909 Saint-Germain-en-Laye (France) Cause of death Railway accident Buried Cimetière du Montparnasse…

Oscar Hammerstein II

(1895–1960) Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II   Filmography as Lyricist: The Sound of Music 1965 Director: Robert Wise Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer   Born July 12 1895 New York, NY (USA) Died August 23 1960 Doylestown, PA (USA) Cause of death Cancer…

Russel Crouse

(1893–1966) Russel McKinley Crouse Filmography as Librettist: The Sound of Music 1965 Director: Robert Wise Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer   Born February 20 1893 Findlay, OH (USA) Died April 3 1966 New York, NY (USA) Occupation Librettist Playwright Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards…

Howard Lindsay

(1889–1968) Herman Nelke Filmography as Librettist: The Sound of Music 1965 Director: Robert Wise Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer   Born March 29 1889 Waterford, NY (USA) Died February 11 1968 New York, NY (USA) Occupation Actor Librettist Occupation Playwright Producer Occupation Screenwriter…

Alan Jay Lerner

(1918–1986) Filmography as Screenwriter: My Fair Lady 1964 Director: George Cukor Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison   Born August 31 1918 New York, NY (USA) Died June 14 1986 New York, NY (USA) Cause of death Cancer (lung) Occupation Composer Librettist Occupation Lyricist…

Édouard Blau

(1836–1906) Blau in Art: Bazille, Frédéric (1841-1870) Edouard Blau 1866 National Gallery of Art, Washington     See also: • Librettists