Tag: September 8

Ludovico Ariosto

(1474–1533) Works: • Lettere di Lodovico Ariosto (Italian) • Orlando Furioso (English) • Orlando Furioso (Italian) • Orlando Furioso, Tomo I (Spanish) • Orlando Furioso, Tomo II (Spanish) • Rinaldo ardito: Frammenti inediti pubblicati sul manoscritto originale (Italian) Ariosto in…

Francisco de Quevedo

(1580–1645) Francisco Gómez de Quevedo y Santibáñez Villegas Works: • Historia de la vida del Buscón (Spanish) • Los Sueños, Volume I (Spanish) • Los Sueños, Volume II (Spanish) • Pablo de Segovia (English) • The Visions of Dom Francisco…

Jean-Louis Barrault

(1910–1994) Filmography as Actor: La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni   Born September 8 1910 Le Vésinet (France) Died January 22 1994 Paris (France) Cause of death Heart attack Buried Cimetière de Passy (Paris) Occupation Actor Theatre…

Richard I (England)

(1157–1199) Richard the Lionheart, Richard Coeur de Lion Duke of Aquitaine (1168–1199) Count of Poitiers (1169–1196) Duke of Normandy (1189–1199) Count of Anjou (1189–1199) King of England (1189–1199) Richard the Lionheart in Film: The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony Harvey…

Peter Sellers

(1925–1980) Richard Henry Sellers, CBE Filmography as Actor: Lolita 1962 Director: Stanley Kubrick Starring: James Mason, Shelley Winters     The Pink Panther 1963 Director: Blake Edwards Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers     Murder by Death 1976 Director: Robert Moore Starring: Eileen Brennan, Truman Capote…

André Derain

(1880–1954) André Louis Derain The artist’s works: Paysage aux environs de Chatou 1904–1905 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Bateaux de pêche, Collioure 1905 Museum of Modern Art, New York Henri Matisse 1905 Tate Britain, London Montagnes à Collioure 1905 National Gallery of Art, Washington Port c.1905…

Henry Wilcoxon

(1905–1984) Harry Frederick Wilcoxon Filmography as Actor: That Hamilton Woman 1941 Director: Alexander Korda Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier     Samson and Delilah 1949 Director: Cecil B. DeMille Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature     Sunset Boulevard 1950 Director: Billy Wilder Starring: William Holden, Gloria…

Alex North

(1910–1991) Isadore Soifer Works: • A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) • Cleopatra (1963) • Désirée (1954) • Spartacus (1960) • The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) • Unchained Melody (1955) Filmography as Composer: A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 Director: Elia…

September 8

Births: • Ariosto, Ludovico (1474-1533) • Barrault, Jean-Louis (1910-1994) • Richard I, King of England (1157-1199) • Sellers, Peter (1925-1980) • Wilcoxon, Henry (1905-1984) Deaths: • Derain, André (1880-1954) • North, Alex (1910-1991) • Quevedo, Francisco de (1580-1645)