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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, ..

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185 – Publius Terentius Afer, better known as Terence, was a comic playwright of the Roman Republic. His date of birth is disputed; Aelius Donatus, in his incomplete Commentum Terenti, considers the year 185 BC to be the year Terentius was born. He published his six plays between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five. 167 ..

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1861 – He was born on the 7th day of May this year in Kolkata, India.   1877 – Tagore first wrote poems at age eight. He published his first substantial poetry under the pseudonym Bhanushingho ("Sun Lion") in this year. He also arose to notability when he composed several works, including a long poem ..

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1919 – May Swenson, born on the 28th of May in Logan, Utah. She was a United States poet and playwright. 1939 – Attended Utah State University in Logan in class of 39’, where she received a bachelor’s degree. 1959 – 1966 – She worked as an editor at New Directions publishers. 1980 – 1989 ..

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1930 – Born on February 27th in Los Angeles, California. American screenwriter and writer of musicals. 1961 – Married to Mary O Hanley’ on February 27th. 1963 – He wrote screenplay "Charade" and co-wrote screenplay "Father Goose". 1964 – He became the first writer to win a Tony (several), an Oscar (Father Goose), and an ..

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British (Czechoslovakian-born) dramatist and screenwriter   wrote plays "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" 1967, "Enter a Free Man" 1968, "The Real Inspector Hound" 1968, "After Magritte" 1970, "Dogg's Our Pet" 1972, "Jumpers" 1972, "Travesties" 1975, "Dirty Linen" 1976, "Night and Day" 1978, "Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth" 1979, "Undiscovered Country" 1980, "On the Razzle" 1981, "The ..

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English dramatist and novelist   wrote novels "This Sporting Life" 1960, "Flight into Camden" 1960, "Radcliffe" 1963, "Pasmore" 1972, "A Temporary Life" 1973, "Saville" 1976 (Booker Prize 1976), "A Prodigal Child" 1983, "Present Times" 1984, play "In Celebration" 1969 1 / 5 (..

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1861 – Born on the 25th of February. 1882 – one of Steiner’s teachers at the university in Vienna, Karl Julius Schroer, suggested Steiner’s name to Professor Joseph Kurschner, editor of a new edition of Goethe’s works. 1879-1883 – He attended the Technische Hochschule in Vienna, where he studied mathematics, physics, and chemistry. 1888 – ..

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