Tag: Senator

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) •…

Giacomo Puccini

(1858–1924) Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Puccini Works: • Edgar (1889) • Gianni Schicchi (1918) • Il tabarro (1918) • Il Trittico: Il tabarro, Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi (1918) • La Bohème (1896) • La fanciulla del West (1910) •…

Tacitus

(56 AD-c.120 AD) Publius Cornelius Tacitus Works: • A Dialogue Concerning Oratory (English) • Agricola (Finnish) • Arguments of Celsus, Porphyry, and the Emperor Julian, Against the Christians (English) • Die Germania (German) • Germania (Finnish) • Germania and Agricola…

Benedetto Croce

(1866–1952) Works: • Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic (English) • Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille (English) • Historical materialism and the economics of Karl Marx (English) • Logic as the Science of the Pure Concept (English) • The…

Marcus Tullius Cicero

(106–43 BC) Consul of Rome (63 BC) Governor of Cilicia (51–50 BC) Works: • Brutus (Latin) ◊ Brutus (English) • Cato Maior de Senectute (Latin) ◊ Cato Maior de Senectute (English) ◊ De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream (English) ◊ Scipion unennäkö…

Victor Hugo

(1802–1885) Victor-Marie Hugo The artist’s works: Paysage avec un burg en ruine 1839 Musée du Louvre, Paris Paysage avec deux châteaux en ruines 1847 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Le vieux pont 1866 Musée du Louvre, Paris L’Eclair 1868 National Gallery of Art, Washington…

Franco Zeffirelli

(1923–2019) Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli, KBE, Grande Ufficiale OMRI Member of the Italian Senate (1994–2001) Filmography as Director: The Taming of the Shrew 1967 Director: Franco Zeffirelli Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton     Romeo and Juliet 1968 Director: Franco…

Isidore Justin Séverin Taylor

(1789–1879) Isidore Taylor in Art: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Musique aux Tuileries 1862 National Gallery, London   Born August 5 1789 Brussels (Belgium) Died September 6 1879 Paris (France) Buried Cimetière du Père Lachaise (Paris) Occupation Philanthropist Playwright Occupation Senator Writer Award…

Senators

• Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106-43 BC) • Croce, Benedetto (1866-1952) • Julius Caesar, Gaius (100 BC-44 BC) • Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924) • Tacitus (56-c.120 AD) • Taylor, Isidore Justin Séverin (1789-1879) • Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901) • Zeffirelli, Franco (1923-2019)

Julius Caesar

(100–44 BC) Gaius Julius Caesar Dictator (49–44 BC) Consul of Rome (59, 48, 46–45, 44 BC) Works: • Commentarii de bello civili (Latin) ◊ Commentaries on the Civil War (English) • De Bello Gallico, Libri I-IV (Latin) • De Bello…