1941 – Born on November 15th in Helsby, Cheshire, England. Heathcote Williams, poet, playwright and actor, has made a significant contribution to many fields. – He is best known for his extended poems on environmental subjects. 1965-1974 – His plays have also won acclaim, notably AC/DC, Remember the Truth Dentist and Hancock’s Last ..
1911 – Born on March 25th in Columbus, Mississippi. 1936-1937 – Studied at Washington University in St. Louis. 1938 – Received his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa. 1945 – He wrote the play "The Glass Menagerie". 1947 – Wrote the play "A Streetcar Named Desire". 1948-1955 – Received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama ..
1854 – Born on the 16th of October in Dublin, Ireland. 1863 – Oscar was educated at home up to the age of nine. 1864-1871 – Attended Portora Royal School in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, spending the summer months with his family in rural Waterford, Wexford and at Sir William’s family home in Mayo. 1871-1874 – Studied ..
1916 – Born in Nowawes near Berlin on the 8th of November. 1935 – He emigrated with his family to Chislehurst, near London, England, where he studied photography. 1937 – Attended the Prague Art Academy. 1938 – After the German occupation of the Sudetenland, his family moved to Sweden, and Weiss himself removed to Switzerland. ..
1580 – An English Jacobean dramatist was born this year in London. 1602 – He was working with teams of playwrights on history plays, most of which were never printed. 1604 – He adapted John Marston’s The Malcontent for staging by the King’s Men. 1606 – He married a 17 year old ..
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English rebel leader and spokesman of Peasant's Revolt 1381 &nb..
Sao Tome and Principe dissident and politician prime minister of Sao Tome and Principe 1975-1978 president of Sao Tome and Principe 1991-1995, 1995-2001 (1st elected president) overthrown 1995, but ..
Ernst Toller is a German dramatist, poet, and political agitator. 1893 – Born 1st of December in Samotschin, Posen, Prussia. Volunteered for military duty, spent thirteen months on the Western Front. First drama, Transformation (Die Wandlung), was to be inspired by his wartime experiences. 1919-1922 – Wrote plays "Transfiguration" 1919, "Man and the Masses" 1920, ..