Giannina Braschi is one of Puerto Rico’s most influential contemporary poets who writes experimental and politically-charged works in English, Spanish, and Spanglish. Her best known titles include the phantasmagorical trilogy "Empire of Dreams," the bilingual comic novel "Yo-Yo Boing!," and "United States of Banana". She lives in New York City, the site and subject of much ..
John C. Caldwell was born in Sydney, Australia. 1946 He was educated at Sydney University and Sydney Teachers College (1948), University of New England (1955-1958) 1961 He completed his PhD at The Australian National University, started in 1959 with a study of the demography of Malaysia and Singapore. His 1976 paper Restatement ..
1934 – John Caine, born in Salford, Lancashire. He was newsreader and presenter at Granada Televison, in Manchester. He was educated at Salford Grammar School. After National Service as Lieutenant in Malaya, he returned to the UK where he joined Granada Television as a newscaster and presenter. He was artistic director and then Chairman of ..
1965: Born on October 13th 1965 in Singapore. 1972 – 1977: Attended Anglo-Chinese Primary School, Singapore. 1978 – 1981: Attended Anglo-Chinese Secondary School, Singapore. 1982 – 1983: Attended Hwa Chong Junior College, Singapore. 1984 – 1986: Served in the Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore. 1986 – 1989: National University of ..
RAY BUTTIGIEG [Composer/Producer/Poet] Ray Buttigieg (pronounced /beauty-gig/, with hard "g" as in "go") was born on the island of Gozo, the second largest island of the Maltese Islands on May 1, 1955. In a small picturesque village in the town of Qala, overlooking Mount Etna in the distant haze some fifty miles away, towering over ..
American Sportscaster, on radio and TV. 1919 – Curt Gowdy was born in Green River WY. High School- Cheyenne High School 1942- University: University of Wyoming 1943- US Army Air Corps 1949- married Jere Dawkins- they had, one daughter, two sons, Charyl Anne, Curt Gowdy Jr., Trevor. 1945 – ..
1905 – Born on November 17th in Mexico City. He was called the "Playwright of the Mexican Revolution". 1935-1936 – Studied drama at Yale with a Rockefellar scholarship. 1938 – Wrote "El Gesticulador" (The Impostor) is regarded by literary historians as the play that signaled the start of modern Mexican drama. 1951 ..
1971 – Born on Wednesday 10 March in Nbawsi, Abia State, Nigeria to Sylvia Ada and Madu Kennedy Wachuku – both historians, teachers and education administrators. 1975 – Began primary school at an early age of four. 1982 – Entered Ngwa High School Aba, Abia State, Nigeria where he founded a press club ..
1805 – Born on December 31 in Frankfurt-on-Main. Married name the Comtesse d’Agoult; pen name Daniel Stern. 1827 – She got married to the Comte Charles d’Agoult. 1833 – She met and fell in love with the Hungarian composer and virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt. – She left her husband and ..
1811 – Born on June 3rd in Albany, New York. An American philosophical theologian, the father of the novelist Henry James and the philosopher William James. 1830 – A graduate of Union College, Schenectady, New York. 1835-1837 – James worked in business and law and then studied at Princeton Theological Seminary. – He ..