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Artistic Memories 24 July: Alfons Maria Mucha

Artist: Alfons Maria Mucha

Dates: 24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939

Nationality: Czech

Title of Piece: Sarah Bernhardt

Brief Biography: Mucha was a painter and decorative artist. 26 more words

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Literary Memories 24 July: Alexandre Dumas

Author: Alexandre Dumas

Dates: 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870

Nationality: French

Title of Book: The Count of Monte Cristo

Caligula or Nero, those treasure-seekers, those desirers of the impossible, would have accorded to the poor wretch, in exchange for his wealth, the liberty he so earnestly prayed for.

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Literary Memories 23 July: Raymond Thornton Chandler

Author: Raymond Thornton Chandler

Dates: 23 July 1888 – 26 March 1959

Nationality: British -American

Title of Book: The Little Sister

I had been stalking the bluebottle fly for five minutes, waiting for him to sit down.

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Artistic Memories 22 July: Edward Hopper

Artist: Edward Hopper

Dates: 22 July 1882 – 15 May 1967

Nationality:  American

Title of Piece: Blue Night

Brief Biography: Hopper was a realist painter and printmaker.

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Parnassian Moments 22 July: Carl Sandburg

Poet: Carl Sandburg

Dates: 6 January 1878 – 22 July 1967

Nationality: American

Title of Poem: Adelaide Crapsey

Among the bumble-bees in red-top hay, a freckled field of brown-eyed Susans dripping yellow leaves in July,

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Parnassian Moments 21 July: Robert Burns

Poet: Robert Burns

Dates: 25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796

Nationality: Scottish

Title of Poem: Ye Banks And Braes O’Bonnie Doon

Ye banks and braes o’ bonnie Doon,

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Flashbacks of Rock and Pop 21 July: Cat Stevens

Artist: Cat Stevens

Dates: 21 July 1948

Nationality: English

Title of Song: Morning Has Broken

Brief Biography: Stevens is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.  He is a prominent convert to Islam and has left his musical career to devote himself to educational and philanthropic causes within the Muslim community. 14 more words

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