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Literary Memories 20 August: Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Author: Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Dates: 20 August 1890 – 15 March 1937

Nationality: American

Title of Book: The Tomb

About this time I conceived my present fear of fire and thunderstorms.

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Classical Memories 20 August: Tomás Luis de Victoria

Composer: Tomás Luis de Victoria

Dates: 1548 – 20 August 1611

Nationality: Spanish

Title of Piece: Misa O quam Gloriosum

Brief Biography: De Victoria was a composer. 26 more words

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Parnassian Moments 19 August: John Dryden

Poet: John Dryden

Dates: 19 August 1631 – 12 May 1700

Nationality: English

Title of Poem: Hidden Flame

I feed a flame within, which so torments me…

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Artistic Memories 19 August: George Wesley Bellows

Artist: George Wesley Bellows

Dates: 19 August 1882 – 8 January 1925

Nationality: American

Title of Piece: Both Member of This Club

Brief Biography: Bellows was a painter.

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Parnassian Moments 19 August: Francis Edward Ledwidge

Poet: Francis Edward Ledwidge

Dates: 19 August 1887 – 31 July 1917

Nationality: Irish

Title of Poem: A Fairy Hunt

Who would hear the fairy horn…

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Literary Memories 18 August: Honoré de Balzac

Author: Honoré de Balzac

Dates: 20 May 1799 – 18 august 1850

Nationality: French

Title of Book: The Magic Skin

Towards the end of the month of October 1829 a young man entered the Palais-Royal just as the gaming-houses opened, agreeably to the law which protects a passion by its very nature easily excisable.

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Parnassian Moments 17 August: Edward James "Ted" Hughes

Poet: Edward James “Ted” Hughes

Dates: 17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998

Nationality: English

Title of Poem: Earth-Moon

Once upon a time there was a person…

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