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Fernand Cormon

(1845–1924) Ferdinand Anne Piestre The artist’s works: Caïn 1880 Musée d’Orsay, Paris Une forge 1893 Musée d’Orsay, Paris Autoportrait 1912 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Born December 24 1845 Paris (France) Died March 20 1924 Paris (France) Buried Cimetière de Montmartre (Paris) Pupils Émile Bernard (1868-1941)…

William Bell Scott

(1811–1890) The artist’s works: Fair Rosamond Alone in Her Bower c.1853 Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow Fair Rosamund in her Bower after 1854 Private collection Algernon Charles Swinburne 1860 Private collection Works: • The Nursery Rhymes of England (as Illustrator) •…

Antoine-Jean Gros

(1771–1835) Baron  Antoine-Jean Gros The artist’s works: Autoportrait c.1790 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Bonaparte, Premier Consul, après la bataille de Marengo 1803 Musée du Louvre, Paris Bonaparte visitant les pestiférés de Jaffa 1804 Musée du Louvre, Paris Napoléon sur le champ…

Joseph Haydn

(1732–1809) Franz Joseph Haydn Works: • Symphony nº 101, “The Clock” (1794) • The Creation (1798) • The Seasons (1801) Born March 31 1732 Rohrau (Austria) Died May 31 1809 Vienna (Austria) Friend Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Pupil Ludwig van Beethoven…

Franz Schubert

(1797–1828) Franz Peter Schubert Works: • Complete Symphonies • Fantasie in f Moll (D 940) • Impromptus (1827) • Piano sonata (D.960) • Sérénade, Le Chant du cygne (1828) Born January 31 1797 Himmelpfortgrund, now Vienna (Austria) Died November 19 1828…

Christoph Willibald Gluck

(1714–1787) Works: • Alceste (1767) • Iphigénie en Aulide (1774) • Iphigénie en Tauride (1779) • Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) • Paride ed Elena (1770) Born July 2 1714 Erasbach, city of Berching (Germany) Died November 15 1787 Vienna (Austria) Cause…

Antonio Salieri

(1750–1825) Works: • Axur, re d’Ormus (1788) • Les Danaïdes (1784) • Requiem (1804) • Tarare (1787) Salieri in Film: Amadeus 1984 Director: Miloš Forman Cast: Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham   Born August 18 1750 Legnago (Italia) Died May 7 1825 Vienna (Austria)…

Amilcare Ponchielli

(1834–1886) Works: • Danza delle ore (1876) • La Gioconda (1876) Born August 31 1834 Paderno Fasolaro, now Paderno Ponchielli (Italia) Died January 16 1886 Milano (Italia) Cause of death Pneumonia Buried Cimitero Monumentale (Milano) Pupil Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) Occupation Composer Conductor…

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) •…

James Joyce

(1882–1941) James Augustine Aloysius Joyce Works: • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (English) • Chamber Music (English) • Dubliners (English) • Exiles: A Play in Three Acts (English) • Ulysses (English) Born February 2 1882 Dublin (Ireland)…