1757 – Born on the 28th of November at 28 Broad Street, Golden Square, London. His father, James Blake, kept a hosier’s shop in Broad Street, Golden Square; and from the scanty education which the young artist received, it may be judged that the circumstances of the family were not very prosperous. 1767 – He ..
1809 – Born on the 10th of March Kitegan, county Wicklow, Ireland. Canadian (Irish-born) jurist. – He was the father of Edward Blake. – He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. 1832 – He immigrated to Canada and settled on a farm in Middlesex County. 1838 – Studied law, and was called to ..
1865- Born in Dublin, Ireland -was perhaps the greatest English-language poets of the 20th century.-was the leader of the Irish Literary Renaissance during the early 20th century 1967-1983-Around these years, He had formed a profound attachment to the county of Sligo, where he stayed for long periods while living in London. 1885-1887-Around these years, His ..
1908 – Born on January 8th in London, England. 1924 – At age 16, he was adopted by Hugh Blaker, a well-known art connoiseeur, who helped him to get a job with Sir Frank Benson’s Shakespearean Company. 1929 – Married to Heather McIntyre on May 9th. 1963-1966 – Starred in the television series Doctor Who ..
US juvenile author wrote poetry collection "A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers" 1981 (Newbery Medal 1982) 3.2 / 5 ( ..
1778 – John Varley, born on the 17th of August in London, UK. He was a highly successful teacher, and a founder member of the Watercolour Society. He was an English watercolour painter and astrologer, and a close friend of William Blake, the poet/painter/mystic. 1819 – 1820 – Collaborated on the book Visionary Heads, written ..
1926 – Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on the 3rd of June, in Newark, New Jersey, and grew up in nearby Paterson. His father Louis was a published poet, a teacher, and politically a socialist; his mother Naomi was a Communist radical, but unfortunately her bouts with mental illness (mostly severe paranoia) consumed much of ..
Canadian literary critic wrote criticism "Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake" 1947, "Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays" 1957, "The Great Code: The Bible and Literature" 1982, "Words with Power: Being a Second Study of 'The Bible and Literature'" 1990 president of Modern Language Association of America 1976 chancellor of Victoria University ..
1925 – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, born on the 28th of May in Berlin, Germany. He is regarded by many as the finest Lieder singer of his generation, if not of the last century. He is probably best known for his performances of Schubert’s song cycle "Winterreise," which he recorded 10 times over the course of ..
1952 – Born on the 26th of October. 1975 – Won the Newdigate prize for Oxford undergraduate poetry. 1976 – Further poetry published. – Taught English at the University of Hull. 1980-198 – Edited the Poetry Review. 1982 – Edits, with Blake Morrison, the Penguin Book of Contemporary British. 1986 – The Lamberts ..