US author, filmmaker, illustrator, and poet 1983 – "The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins". 1940 – "Horton Hatches the Egg". 1954 – "Horton Hears a Who!". 1957 – "The Cat in the Hat". 1957 – "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!". 1960 – "Green Eggs and Ham". 1971 – "The ..
1978 – Born on the 7th of February at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Linn Country United States. – Attended Washington High school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for about a year. – His family moved to Tiffin, Iowa and he attended the Clear Creek-Amana School District. He played on the ..
1962 – She was born Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng on the 6th day of August of this year to an ethnic Chinese family in Ipoh, Malaysia. She was very sporty when she was young and had a passion in dance. She started to study ballet at the age of four years old. 1979 – At ..
1945 – He was born on the 31st day of August this year in Jaffa. He first became interested in the violin when he heard a classical music performance on the radio. He studied at the Academy of Music in Tel Aviv before moving to the United States to study at the Juilliard School. ..
Max Kowalski, Holocaust Composer, by Susan Morehead (This is a truncated version of a 36 page article.) Max Kowalski(1882-1956) was born in Kowal, Poland. His family moved the next year to Frankfort, Germany, where he grew up, studied and earned Doctorates in both Music and Law (his specialty was Copyrights). His teacher of compostition was ..
1866 – Wassily Kandinsky was born in Moscow on the 16th of December. He studied law and economics and developed and interest in the Fine Arts as a hobby. He was a Russian painter, printmaker and art theorist. One of the most famous 20th-century artists, he is credited with painting the first modern abstract works. ..
1933 – He was born Yoshihiro Ikeuchi on the 15th day of May this year in Kyoto, Japan. The name Itami was passed on from his father, Mansaku Itami who had himself been a renowned satirist and film director before World War II. 1947 – He was chosen as an infant prodigy and educated ..
1965 – Gong Li, born on the 31st of December in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. She s a Chinese film actress. She first came into international prominence through close collaboration with Chinese director Zhang Yimou. 1988 – She was still in acting school when she got the lead role in the film Red Sorghum. 1992 ..
1921 – He was born on the 19th day of September this year in Recife, Brazil. He knew poverty and hunger during the 1929 Great Depression, an experience that would shape his concerns for the poor and would help to construct his particular educational viewpoint. 1943 – Freire entered the University of Recife in ..
1921 – Born in Konolfingen in the Emmental in the canton of Bern on the 5th of January. 1941 – Dürrenmatt began a study of philosophy and German language and literature at the University of Zurich. 1943 – He decided to become an author and stopped his academic career. 1945 – He wrote his first ..