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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…

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

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     A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 Director: Elia Kazan Starring: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando     Quotes: • Vivien Leigh: Quotations Born November 5 1913…

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…