Joan Sutherland *XI 7 1926 — The Life You Give

Joan Sutherland, in full Dame Joan Alston Sutherland, born November 7, 1926, in Sydney, Australia, is the operatic soprano who was considered the leading coloratura of the 20th century.The daughter of a gifted singer, she studied piano and voice with her mother until 1946, when she won a vocal competition and began studying voice with… Continue reading Joan Sutherland *XI 7 1926 — The Life You Give

Marie Curie *XI 7 1867 — The Life You Give

Marie Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska, November 7, 1867, in Warsaw, Congress Kingdom of Poland, Russian Empire, is the physicist, famous for her work on radioactivity and twice a winner of the Nobel Prize. With Henri Becquerel and her husband, Pierre Curie, she was awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize for Physics. She was the sole… Continue reading Marie Curie *XI 7 1867 — The Life You Give

Albert Camus *XI 7 1913 — The Life You Give

Albert Camus, born November 7, 1913, in Mondovi, Algeria, is the novelist, essayist, and playwright, best known for such novels as L’Étranger (1942; The Stranger), La Peste (1947; The Plague), and La Chute (1956; The Fall) and for his work in leftist causes. He received the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature.Less than a year after… Continue reading Albert Camus *XI 7 1913 — The Life You Give