Tag: Order of Merit

William Holman Hunt

(1827–1910) The artist’s works: Rienzi vowing to obtain Justice 1849 National Gallery, London The Light of The World 1851–1856 Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Dante Gabriel Rossetti 1853 Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The Scapegoat 1854–1855 Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester The Scapegoat 1854–1856 Lady Lever Art…

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

(1836–1912) Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, OM, RA The artist’s works: Cleopatra at Philae c.1855–1912 Victoria and Albert Museum, London The Education of the Children of Clovis 1861 Private collection An Egyptian in a Doorway 1865 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Egyptian Chess…

Giuseppe Verdi

(1813–1901) Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi Works: • Aida (1871) • Attila (1846) • Don Carlos (1867) • Ernani (1844) • Falstaff (1893) • I due Foscari (1844) • Giovanna d’Arco (1845) • I Lombardi (1843) • Il corsaro (1848) •…

Gioachino Rossini

(1792–1868) Giovacchino Antonio Rossini Works: • Guglielmo Tell (1829) • Il barbiere di Siviglia (1816) • Il turco in Italia (1814) • La Cenerentola (1817) • La gazza ladra (1817) • Le Comte Ory (1828) • L’italiana in Algeri (1813)…

Franz Liszt

(1811–1886) Liszt Ferenc Works: • A Faust Symphonie (1857) • Années de pèlerinage (1842) • Christus (1872) • Danse macabre (1865) • Dante Symphony (1857) • Études d’exécution transcendante (1852) • Fantasy and Fugue on the name “B.A.C.H.” (1856) •…

Macha Méril

(1940) Princesse Maria-Magdalena Vladimirovna Gagarine Filmography as Actress: Belle de Jour 1967 Director: Luis Buñuel Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel     Malgré-elles 2012 Director: Denis Malleval Starring: Flore Bonaventura, Louise Herrero   Born September 3 1940 Rabat (Morocco) Occupation Actress Titles Chevalier…

Jean-Claude Brialy

(1933–2007) Filmography as Actor: Le fantôme de la liberté 1974 Director: Luis Buñuel Starring: Adriana Asti, Adolfo Celi     La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni     Édith et Marcel 1983 Director:  Claude Lelouch Starring: Évelyne Bouix, Marcel Cerdan Jr.…

Hanna Schygulla

(1943) Filmography as Actress: Lili Marleen 1981 Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder Starring: Hanna Schygulla, Giancarlo Giannini     La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni   Born December 25 1943 Königshütte (Germany) now Chorzów (Poland) Occupation Actress Singer Awards Cannes Film Festival…

Fritz Lang

(1890–1976) Friedrich Christian Anton Lang Filmography as Actor: Le Mépris 1963 Director: Jean-Luc Godard Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli   Born December 5 1890 Vienna (Austria) Died August 2 1976 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Producer Film director Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards Hollywood Walk…

Alberto Lattuada

(1914–2005) Mario Alberto Lattuada, OMRI Filmography as Director: Venga a prendere il caffè da noi 1970 Director: Alberto Lattuada Starring: Ugo Tognazzi, Francesca Romana Coluzzi   Born November 13 1914 Vaprio d’Adda, Milano (Italia) Died July 3 2005 Orvieto (Italia) Cause of death…