Víctor Hugo *II 26 1802 — The Life You Give

Victor Hugo, born Victor-Marie Hugo, February 26, 1802, in Besançon, France, is the poet, novelist, and dramatist who was the most important of the French Romantic writers. Though regarded in France as one of that country’s greatest poets, he is better known abroad for such novels as Notre-Dame de Paris (1831) and Les Misérables (1862).Victor… Continue reading Víctor Hugo *II 26 1802 — The Life You Give

George Harrison *II 25 1943

George Harrison, born February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, England, is the musician, singer, and songwriter who gained fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles, one of the most important and influential bands in the history of rock music. Harrison was the youngest of the “Fab Four” and was known as “the quiet Beatle.” He… Continue reading George Harrison *II 25 1943

Georg Friedrich Händel *II 23 1685 — The Life You Give

George Frideric Handel, German (until 1715) Georg Friedrich Händel, Händel also spelled Haendel, (born February 23, 1685, Halle, Brandenburg [Germany]—died April 14, 1759, London, England), German-born English composer of the late Baroque era, noted particularly for his operas, oratorios, and instrumental compositions. He wrote the most famous of all oratorios, Messiah (1741), and is also… Continue reading Georg Friedrich Händel *II 23 1685 — The Life You Give

Luis Buñuel *II 22 1900 — La vida que das

Luis Buñuel, nacido en febrero 22, 1900, fue director de cine, y una de las grandes figuras de la historia del cine. Su padre, Leonardo Manuel Buñuel, fue un indiano fantasioso que regresó de Cuba enriquecido y se instaló en Calanda; solía relatar numerosas aventuras ilusorias a los lugareños y afirmaba con bravuconería que sería… Continue reading Luis Buñuel *II 22 1900 — La vida que das

The Life You Give: Andrés Segovia *1893

Andrés Segovia, born February 21 1893, in Linares, Spain, is the musician acclaimed as the foremost guitarist of his time. He was the most important force in reestablishing the guitar as a concert instrument in the 20th century, chiefly through demonstrating its expressive and technical potential. He continued giving concert performances past the age of… Continue reading The Life You Give: Andrés Segovia *1893

Repercussions of the first coffee, onto the second

Some essence of the last sip of my first coffee this morning, awoke a desire for something. That something I looked for in making the next with two leaves — one of eucalyptus, one of bay.

Toni Morrison *II 18 1931 — The Live You Give

Toni Morrison, born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18 1931, in Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A., was the writer noted for her examination of Black experience (particularly Black female experience) within the Black community. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993.Morrison grew up in the American Midwest in a family that possessed an intense love… Continue reading Toni Morrison *II 18 1931 — The Live You Give