Author Archives: litbirthdays

About litbirthdays

researching author birthdays

LitBirthdays April 25, 2016

April 25 Happy Birthday Björn Ulvaeus! Björn Ulvaeus (born 1945) – Swedish musician, songwriter, part of ABBA rock group Read about Björn Ulvaeus here and here Ulvaeus talks about his home town and his musical beginnings in this short video … Continue reading

Posted in famous birthdays | Leave a comment

LitBirthdays April 24, 2016

April 24 Happy Birthday Eric Bogosian! Eric Bogosian (born April 24, 1953) U.S. performer, playwright, novelist – Talk Radio (1987) Read about Eric Bogosian here and here Watch Eric Bogosian on the Tavis Smiley Show (Bogosian tells Smiley about his … Continue reading

Posted in famous birthdays | Leave a comment

LitBirthdays April 13, 2016

Happy Birthday Ahlam Mosteghanemi! Ahlam Mosteghanemi (born 1953) – Algerian novelist – Memory in the Flesh (1998) Read a New York Times profile of Mosteghanemi here LISTENING Since I spend half the year in Southern France and the rest of … Continue reading

Posted in famous birthdays | Leave a comment

LitBirthdays April 2016

April April 1 John Wilmot Susan Boyle Milan Kundera Edmond Rostand   April 2 Joanna Chmielewska Émile François Zola April 3 Herb Caen Washington Irving Unni Lindell   April 4 Andrei Tarkovsky Maya Angelou   April 5 Amalia Guglielminetti Booker … Continue reading

Posted in famous birthdays | Leave a comment

March 24, 2016 Dario Fo

March 24 Happy Birthday Dario Fo! Dario Fo – born 24 March 1926 – Italian playwright and theater artist – 1997 Literature Nobel Prize Read about Dario Fo here Read “10 Questions for Dario Fo” Q: Do you think comedians, … Continue reading

Posted in famous birthdays | Leave a comment

LitBirthdays March 2016

March March 1 Ralph Ellison Akutagawa Ryūnosuke Shantabai Kamble March 2 Janos Arany Evgeny Baratynsky Metta Victoria Fuller Victor (Seeley Regester)   March 3 Yury (Karlovich) Olesha George Miller (George Miliotis) Caroline Lamarche March 4 Robert Orben Miriam Makeba Khaled … Continue reading

Posted in famous birthdays | Leave a comment

LitBirthdays February 2016

February Author Birthdays February 1 Big Boi Langston Hughes Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin February 2 Xuân Diệu Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr. James Joyce February 3 Paul Auster Marlon Riggs James Michener February 4 Abdul Rahman Badawi Buell Gordon Gallagher Betty Friedan … Continue reading

Posted in famous birthdays | Leave a comment