LitBirthdays November 25 – December 1, 2012

November is
Native American Heritage
and
International Drummers
Month

Go To
November 26
November 27
November 28
November 29
November 30
December 1


November 25

Sean Jefferson b. 1981 – U.S. jazz drummer Sean Jefferson

Read about Sean Jefferson here and here

Watch Sean Jefferson perform here

 


Born November 25

Thea Gilmore (b. 1979) – U.K. singer/songwriter (folk ballad) – Strange Communion (CD) (2009)

Alexis Wright (b. 1950) – Australian (indigenous) novelist, short story writer – Carpentaria (2006)

Lope de Vega (Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio) (b. 1562) – Spanish playwright, poet – The Star of Seville




November 26

ben wysocki
Benjamin Wysocki (b. 1984) U.S. drummer for The Fray

Read about Ben Wysocki here and here

Ben Wysocki on drums for “Living Off The Grid” by Danny Burns

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NiBQVC5Rog


Born November 26

Uladzimir Karatkevich (Уладзімір Караткевіч) (b. 1930) – Belarusian novelist, poet, screenwriter

Charles M. Schulz (b. 1922) – U.S. cartoonist – Peanuts (1950)

Eugène Ionesco (b. 1909) – Romanian / French playwright – The Lesson (1951)


 


November 27

Tim Yeung

Tim Yeung (b. 1978) – U.S. drummer

Read about Tim Yeung here and here

Tim Yeung performs “Blades for Baals” (demonically) here


Born November 27

Ernie Wise (b. 1927) – U.K. comedian

Twista (Carl Terrell Mitchell) (b.  1972) – U.S. rapper

Harivansh Rai Bachchan (b. 1907) – Indian poet, Hindi language scholar – Madhushala / House of Wine [(HINDI)] (1935)




November 28

Matt Cameron (b. 1962) U.S. drummer for Pearl Jam

Read about Matt Cameron here

Watch Matt Cameron perform here


Born November 28

Kinoko Nasu (奈須 きのこ Nasu Kinoko) (b.1973) – Japanese graphic novelist, manga, anime – Kara no Kyoukai series

Dervla Murphy (b. 1931) – Irish travel writer – The Island That Dared: Journeys in Cuba (2008)

Jonathan “Jon” Stewart  (b. 1962) – U.S. comedian – The Daily Show (TV program)

Linda Lucero Fragua (b. 1954) – U.S. (Jemez Pueblo, Corn Clan) pottery artist

Alfonso Cuaron (Orozco) (b. 1961) – Mexican film director, screenwriter – Children of Men (2006)

 


November 29

Billy Hart (b. 1940) U.S. R&B/jazz drummer

Read about Billy Hart here

Watch Billy Hart demonstrate his style and talk about his drumming here


Born November 29

George Szirtes (b. 1948) – U.K. / Hungarian poet, translator

Carlo Levi (b. 1902) – Italian writer, painter, anti-Fascist activist – The Future Has an Ancient Heart

Timaya (b. 1977) – Nigerian singer / songwriter

 


November 30

Roy Burns (b. 1935) – U.S. drummer

Read about Roy Burns here and here

Roy Burns drum solo here

 


Born November 30

Gordon Parks (b. 1912) – U.S. photographer, filmmaker, poet, novelist

Lucy Maud Montgomery (b. 1874) – Canadian Novelist – Anne of Green Gables

David Mamet (b. 1947) – U.S. Playwright/screenwriter – Glengarry Glen Ross

Chris Claremont (b. 1950) – U.S. comic book writer – Days of Future Past (The Uncanny X-Men)

Marina Abramović (b. 1946) – Yugoslavian / American performance artist




December 1


Born December 1

Candace Bushnell (b. 1958) – U.S. columnist, novelist – Sex and the City

Rex Stout (b. 1886) – U.S. Crime/detective fiction writer – The Doorbell Rang

Woody Allen (b. 1935) – U.S. Comedian / screenwriter – Annie Hall

Richard Pryor (b. 1940) – U.S. comedian, actor, television and film writer


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