Tag: tuberculosis

Charles Bukowski

(1920–1994) Henry Charles Bukowski, born Heinrich Karl Bukowski Works: • Flower, Fist, and Bestial Wail (1960) • It Catches My Heart in Its Hands (1963) • Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (1965) • Crucifix in…

Richard Harris

(1930–2002) Richard John Harris Filmography as Actor: Robin and Marian 1976 Director: Richard Lester Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn   Born October 1 1930 Limerick (Ireland) Died October 25 2002 Bloomsbury, London (England) Cause of death Cancer (Lymphoma) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Musician Singer…

Ellen Burstyn

(1932) Edna Rae Gillooly Filmography as Actress: Providence 1977 Director: Alain Resnais Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn   Born December 7 1932 Detroit, MI (USA) Occupation Actress Awards Academy Award BAFTA Awards Emmy Golden Globe Awards Independent Spirit Award Tony Awards National Society of…

Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci

(1453–1476) Simonetta Vespucci in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Ritratto di giovane donna c.1475–1480 Gemäldegalerie, Berlin     Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Ritratto di Simonetta Vespucci c.1480 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main     Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Prove di Mosè 1481–1482 Cappella Sistina, Vaticano     Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510)…

Edgar Allan Poe

(1809–1849) Born Edgar Poe Works: • The Raven (1845) • The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe Including Essays on Poetry Translations of his Works: • Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898): Le Corbeau d’Edgar Poe (1875) Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Illustration to The Raven by Edgar…

Lucrezia di Cosimo I de’ Medici

(1545–1561) Lucrezia de’ Medici Duchessa di Ferrara, Modena e Reggio (1558-1561) Born February 14 1545 Firenze (Italia) Died April 21 1561 Ferrara (Italia) Cause of death Tuberculosis Father Cosimo I de’ Medici (1519-1574) Grandfather Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498-1526) Grandmother…

Saskia van Uylenburgh

(1612–1642) Saskia in Art: Rembrandt (1606-1669) Bellona 1633 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York     Rembrandt (1606-1669) Young Woman in Fantasy Costume 1633 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam     Rembrandt (1606-1669) Judith at the banquet of Holofernes 1634 Museo del Prado, Madrid    …

Vivien Leigh

(1913–1967) Vivian Mary Hartley Filmography as Actress: Gone with the Wind 1939 Director: Victor Fleming Starring: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh     Waterloo Bridge 1940 Director: Mervyn LeRoy Starring: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor     That Hamilton Woman 1941 Director: Alexander Korda Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier  …

Molière

(1622–1673) Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Works: ◊ Amphitryon (English) ◊ Don Garcia of Navarre; Or, the Jealous Prince (English) • Don Juan ou Le Festin de pierre (French) • L’Avare ou L’École du mensonge (French) • L’Étourdi ou Les Contretemps (French) • Le Mariage forcé…

John Keats

(1795–1821) Works: • Endymion: A Poetic Romance (English) • Lamia (English) • Letters of John Keats (English) • Poems 1817 (English) • Poems Published in 1820 (English) Quotes: • John Keats: Quotations   Born October 31 1795 London (England) Died February 23…