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yovisto blog: The Rediscovery of Laocoön and His Sons

yovisto blog: The Rediscovery of Laocoön and His Sons | Arts | Scoop.it
On January 14, 1596, Felice de Fredis rediscovered the statue of Laocoon and his Sons in his vinyards close to the ruins of Emperor Nero's Golden House papace on the Esquilin hill in Rome.
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Pablo Picasso - A Giant in Art

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On October 25, 1881, famous Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer was born.
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"It isn't up to the painter to define the symbols. Otherwise it would be better if he wrote them out in so many words!" (Pablo Picasso)

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Giuseppe Verdi - Master of the Opera

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On October 9 or 10, 1813, famous Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi was born. He is primarily known for his romantic operas, and together with Richard Wagner, Verdi is considered the most influential composer of operas of the nineteenth century.
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Camille Saint-Saëns - a Musical Renaissance Man

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On October 9, 1835, French composer, organist, conductor, and pianist of the Romantic era Camille Saint-Saëns was born.
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On October 9, 1835, French composer, organist, conductor, and pianist of the Romantic era Camille Saint-Saëns was born. He was something of an anomaly among French composers of the nineteenth century in that he wrote in virtually all genres, including opera, symphonies, concertos, songs, sacred and secular choral music, solo piano, and chamber music. Moreover

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Karl Friedrich Schinkel and the Prussian City Scapes

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On March 13, 1781, Prussian architect, city planner, and painter Karl Friedrich Schinkel was born, who was one of the most prominent architects of Germany of the neoclassical and neogothic epoch.
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#OnThisDay in 1841, the prominent Prussian architect, city planner, and painter Karl Friedrich Schinkel passed away
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yovisto blog: Oscar Niemeyer - The Visionary Architect

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On December 15, 1907, famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who is considered to be one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture was born.
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#OnThisDay in 1907, the visionary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer was bornhttp://yovisto.blogspot.de/2012/12/oscar-niemeyer-visionary-architect.html

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Oscar Wilde - One of the Most Iconic Figures of Victorian Society

Oscar Wilde - One of the Most Iconic Figures of Victorian Society | Arts | Scoop.it
On October 16, 1854, the famous Irish poet and writer Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde aka Oscar Wilde was born. He is considered to be one of the most iconic figures from late Victorian society.
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On Oct 16, 1854, Irish poet Oscar Wilde, one of the most iconic figures from late Victorian society, was born.
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yovisto blog: Orson Welles and the 1938 Radio Show Panic

yovisto blog: Orson Welles and the 1938 Radio Show Panic | Arts | Scoop.it
On October 30, 1938, a Saturday night at 8 pm, H.G. Wells' 'The War of the Worlds' was broadcasted at CBS radio in an adaption presented and narrated by future famous film director and actor Orson Welles and created a mass hysteria.
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#OnThisDay in 1985, brilliant director and actor Orson Welles passed away http://yovisto.blogspot.de/2012/10/orson-welles-and-1938-radio-show-panic.html ;
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Dialogues Are Overestimated - The Great Film Maker Jacques Tati

Dialogues Are Overestimated - The Great Film Maker Jacques Tati | Arts | Scoop.it
On October 9, 1908, Jacques Tati was born. The cinematographer, actor, and comedian was a major influence on the film industry, especially between 1930 and 1970.
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#OnThisDay  in 1908, Jacques Tatischeff, better known as cinematographer, actor, and comedian Jacques Tati was born. He is one of my favorite directors and comedians.
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