Tag: March 8

Hector Berlioz

(1803–1869) Louis-Hector Berlioz Works: • Béatrice et Bénédict (1862) • Benvenuto Cellini (1838) • Grande messe des morts (1837) • Harold en Italie (1834) • La Damnation de Faust (1846) • Le Carnaval romain (1844) • L’Enfance du Christ (1854)…

Rosso Fiorentino

(1495–1540) Giovanni Battista di Jacopo known as Rosso Fiorentino, or Il Rosso The artist’s works: Madonna in trono col Bambino e quattro santi 1518 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Ritratto di giovane con una lettera 1518 National Gallery, London Ritratto d’uomo early 1520s…

Walter Chiari

(1924–1991) Walter Annicchiarico Filmography as Actor: Bellisima 1951 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari     Bonjour Tristesse 1958 Director: Otto Preminger Starring: Deborah Kerr, David Niven     Walter Chiari’s tombstone, Cimitero Monumentale (Milano). Born March 8 1924 Verona (Italia) Died December 20…

Joseph Hardy

(1929) Filmography as Director: Great Expectations 1974 Director: Joseph Hardy Starring: Michael York, Sarah Miles   Born March 8 1929 Carlsbad, NM (USA) Occupation Film director Theatre Director Awards Drama Desk Award Tony

Lynn Redgrave

(1943–2010) Lynn Rachel Redgrave, OBE Filmography as Actress: Tom Jones 1963 Director: Tony Richardson Starring: Albert Finney, Susannah York   Born March 8 1943 Marylebone, London (England) Died May 2 2010 Kent, CT (USA) Cause of death Cancer (breast) Father Michael Redgrave (1908-1985) Mother Rachel Kempson…

Charles XIV John (Sweden)

(1763–1844) Karl XIV Johan, born Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte King of Sweden and Norway (1818–1844) Bernadotte in Film: Désirée 1954 Director: Henry Koster Cast: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons   Born January 26 1763 Pau (France) Died March 8 1844 Stockholm (Sweden) Wife Désirée Clary (1777-1860) Son Oscar I of…

Cyd Charisse

(1922–2008) Tula Ellice Finklea Filmography as Actress: Singin’ in the Rain 1952 Director: Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen Starring: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds     Born March 8 1922 Amarillo, TX (USA) Died June 17 2008 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of…

Suzanne Leenhoff, Madame Manet

(1830–1906) Suzanne Manet in Art: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Étude pour La nymphe surprise 1861 Private collection     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Nymphe surprise 1861 Museo de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Nymphe surprise c.1861 Nationalgalleriet, Oslo     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883)…

March 8

Births: • Charisse, Cyd (1922-2008) • Chiari, Walter (1924-1991) • Hardy, Joseph (1929) • Redgrave, Lynn (1943-2010) • Rosso Fiorentino (1495-1540) Deaths: • Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869) • Charles XIV John, King of Sweden and Norway (1763-1844) • Manet, Suzanne (1830-1906)