Tag: writer

Anton Chekhov

(1860–1904) Anton Pavlovich Chekhov Works: • Avioliittoja (Finnish) • Der Bär (German) • Der persische Orden und andere Grotesken (German) • Ein Heiratsantrag (German) • Eine langweilige Geschichte (German) • Eno Vanja (Finnish) • Ivanoff (English) • Kaksikymmentä (Finnish) •…

Joseph Conrad

(1857–1924) Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski Works: • A Personal Record (1912) • A Set of Six (1908) • Almayer’s Folly (1895) • Amy Foster (1901) • An Outcast of the Islands (1896) • Chance: A Tale in Two Parts (1913)…

Iain Softley

(1956) Iain Declan Softley Filmography as Director: The Wings of the Dove 1997 Director: Iain Softley Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Linus Roache   Born October 28 1956 Chiswick, London (England) Occupation Film director Producer Occupation Screenwriter Writer

Cristoforo Colombo

(1451–1506) Christophorus Columbus Works: • La lettera dell’isole che ha trovato nuovamente el Re di Spagna (1495) • Lettera ai Reali di Spagna (1493) • Lettere autografe edite ed inedite di Cristoforo Colombo (Italian) • The authentic letters of Columbus…

Jean de La Fontaine

(1621–1695) Tombe de Jean de La Fontaine (cimetière du Père Lachaise, division 25). Works: • Elektitaj fabloj de J. de La Fontaine (Esperanto) • Fables de La Fontaine (French) • Fables of La Fontaine (English) • Tales and Novels of…

Woody Allen

(1935) Allan Stewart Konigsberg Filmography as Director and Actor: Annie Hall 1977 Director: Woody Allen Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton     Manhattan 1979 Director: Woody Allen Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton     Filmography as Director: The Purple Rose…

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…

Leon Trotsky

(1879–1940) Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Trotsky in Art: Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954) Autorretrato dedicado a León Trotsky 1937 National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington     Trotsky in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born November 7 1879…

Marie Vorobieff

(1892–1984) Мария Брониславовна Воробьёва-Стебельская Maria Bronislavovna Vorobyova-Stebelskaya Marevna Vorobev-Stebelska The artist’s works: Self Portrait 1931 Private collection Marie Vorobieff in Art: Rivera, Diego (1886-1957) Retrato de Marevna c.1915 Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago   Born February 26 1892 Cheboksary (Russia) Died…

George Besson

(1882–1971) Georges-François-Noël Besson   Born December 25 1882 Saint-Claude, Jura (France) Died June 19 1971 Paris (France) Wife Adèle Besson (1884-1964) Occupation Art Collector Art Critic Occupation Art Historian Writer