LitBirthdays April 22 – 28, 2012

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Thursday April 26| Friday April 27| Saturday April 28|

April is

Poetry Writing

Month

and

Jazz Appreciation

Month

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Sunday April 22

Damien Broderick (b. 1944) – Australian science and science fiction author – K-Machines

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Born April 22

Kseniya Simonova (b. 1985) – Ukrainian artist, performance artist, sand stories

Immanuel Kant (b. 1724) – German philosopher – The Critique of Pure Reason

Ana Maria Shua (b. 1951) – Argentinian novelist, poet


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Monday April 23

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Born April 23

Michael Moore (b. 1954) – U.S. filmmaker, journalist – Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

Fadil Hadzic (b. 1922) – Yugoslavian (Bosnian/Croatian) journalist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker 

William Shakespeare (b. 1564; baptized April 26, 1564) – English playwright, poet – Hamlet (1600)

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Tuesday April 24

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Born April 24

Eric Bogosian (b. 1953) – U.S. playwright, monologist, novelist – Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll

Carl (Friedrich Georg) Spitteler (pseudonym Carl Felix Tandem) (b. 1845) – Swiss poet, essayist, 1919 Nobel Prize winner – Olympian Spring

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Wednesday April 25

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Born April 25

Grace Rasp Nuri (b. 1899) – Turkish Cypriot-German novelist

Albert Uderzo (b. 1927) – French comic book artist, scriptwriter – Asterix

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Thursday April 26

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Born April 26

Ğabdulla Tuqay (b. 1886) Tatar poet

Marcus Aurelius (b. 121) – Roman emperor (161-180 AD), philosopher – Meditations (167)

Carol Burnett (b. 1933) – U.S. comedian – The Carol Burnett Show

I.M. Pei (b. 1917) – Architect – Concept Sketches – Musée d’Art Moderne in Luxembourg

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Friday April 27

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Born April 27

Edwin Morgan (b. 1920) – Scottish poet

Cecil Day Lewis (pseudonym Nicholas Blake) (b. 1904) – Irish poet, detective fiction writer (Nigel Strangeway series) – There’s Trouble Brewing (1957)

Russell T Davies (b. 1963) – British television writer – Queer As Folk, Doctor Who (Revival)

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Saturday April 28

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Born April 28

Carolyn Forché (b. 1950) – U.S. poet 

(Nelle) Harper Lee (b. 1926) – U.S. novelist - To Kill a Mockingbird: (1960)

Jay Leno (b. 1950) – U.S. comedian, talk show host – The Tonight Show
“I was a philosophy major for 4 years in college.  Had dreams of opening up a little philosophy shop…”

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