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K lid sa was a Sanskrit poet and dramatist, his title Kavikulaguru (Preceptor of All Poets) bearing testimony to his stature. Known to be an ardent worshipper of Shiva, he wrote his plays and poetry largely based around Hindu mythology and philosophy. His name means, literally, "Kali’s servant". 2.1 / 5 ( ..

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French (Romanian-born) Absurdist dramatist   wrote plays "The Bald Soprano" 1950 (also "La Cantatrice Chauve", "The Bald Prima Donna"), "The Lesson" 1951, "The Chairs" 1952, "Rhinoceros" 1960, "Macbett" 1972 2.6 / 5 ( ..

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1874 – Hugo von Hofmannsthal, born on the 1st of February in Vienna, Austria. He was an Austrian novelist, librettist, poet, dramatist, narrator, and essayist. 1891 – He met the German poet Stefan George at the age of seventeen and had several poems published in George’s journal, Blätter für die Kunst. 1901 – He studied ..

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1570 – Thomas Heywood was born.          – Thomas Heywood is said to have been educated at the University of Cambridge, eventually becoming a fellow of Peterhouse. 1596 – He moved to London, where the first mention of his dramatic career is a note in the diary of theatre entrepreneur Philip Henslowe recording that ..

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1894 – Born on the 28th of February. 1921 – He was sentenced to death by hanging and was executed on the 19th of March. 1926 – He received a telegram from friend Herman J. Mankiewicz, who had recently arrived in Los Angeles. 1927 – Hecht eventually moved to Hollywood, where he scripted Josef von ..

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