While he worked for her, he spent summers in Italy, Vienna, and Moscow and he began composing songs. In 1883 he was awarded Prix De Rome runner-up for Le Gladiateur. A Prix De Rome was an art scholarship awarded by the French Government between 1663 and 1968. It was about this time when the well known French composer, Charles Gounod, started to mentor Debussy. The next year, Claude’s cantata, L 'enfant Prodigue won him a Grand Prix de Rome.
John lived in Rome and England ( “Biography of Waterhouse.”). John was called nino throughout most of his younger years ( “John William Waterhouse.” Britannica School). John was born into a family of artist learning skills of being and artist at an early age (“John William Waterhouse.” Artble). John studied at royal academy pursuing sculpture then switched to painting in 1874 ( “John William Waterhouse.” Britannica School). “John was a English painter for the victorian era known for his large scale paintings of classical mythological subjects” (“John William Waterhouse.” Britannica School).
Lou to retire early because of this disease, Lou died two years after retiring from this disease. Not only was Lou Gehrig known for his disease, but as well for his amazing career in baseball. (Biography.com Editors) Henry Louis Gehrig was born in New York City in the Yorkville section of Manhattan, on June 19, 1903. His parents, Heinrich and Christina Gehrig, were German immigrants who had moved to their new country just a three years before having a son. A devoted parent, Christina had worked hard for her son’s athletic pursuits as well
Few years later, Robert Fulton, stayed in PA, as a painter. At the age of twenty-three, he met Benjamin Franklin and got interested in engineering. Fulton wants someone to sponsor him to go to England. However, he wasn’t sponsor, so Robert decided to go to France to seek finical and constructional support. At, 1807, he made the first working
Anne Bradstreet is one of the most controversial poets of her time. Choosing her lover and materialistic items over religion. This is best shown in her works "To my dear loving husband" and "Upon the burning of our house" Which solely focuses on her Ironic lover as well as her home. In these poems she talks about how nothing can replace the happiness she feel with the main topic of each poem. While very similar in black and white.
Beethoven I’m doing an essay on Ludwig Van Beethoven who was a German composer and the most well known musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in December of 1770 to Johann Van Beethoven and Maria Magdalena Keverich. He had three sisters and four brothers and was the second oldest. There is no authentic record of Beethoven’s birth date, but there is the registry of his baptism, in a Catholic service at the Parish of St. Regius on 17 December 1770. Since children of that era were traditionally baptised the day after birth in the Catholic Rhine country, and since Beethoven's family and his teacher, Johann Albrechtsberger, celebrated his birthday on 16 December, most scholars accept 16 December 1770 as his date of birth.
Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was born in St. Louis Missouri to Bailey Johnson and Vivian Johnson. She spent her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas when the community was racially marginalized. She was honored by universities, literary organizations, government agencies etc, for her prolific work. Her book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was nominated for a National Book Award and her book of poetry, Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water ’fore I Die was nominated for Pulitzer Prize in 1972, Tony Award nomination for her role in the play Look Away in 1973, Matrix award in 1983 for excelling in the field of communication, Golden Plate Award in 1990 for accomplishments in sciences, business, industry, arts, literature, sports, entertainment, and public service, Inaugural Poet and three Grammys for her spoken albums in 1993,
Gustave Caillebotte was born August 19, 1848 to an upper class Parisian family. His father, Martial Caillebotte owned the family’s military textile business and was a judge at the Seine department’s Tribunal de Commerce. Gustave Caillebotte was a French painter that also a member of a group of artists who called themselves the Impressionists. Gustave Caillebotte was known for his early interest in photography and perceiving it as an art form. Around 1860 Martial Calliebotte purchased a large piece of property.
William Butler Yeats; born in Dublin, Ireland, on June 13, 1865, born to an Irish painter; John Butler Yeats. Raised in County Sligo alike his mother and father but, he experienced some of his upbringing in London. At the age of fifteen he returned to Dublin to further his studies as a painter. Yeats 's painting didn 't last long, it was very abruptly interrupted by his interest in poetry. In life, people are faced with moments of triumph as well as moments of defeat.
The poem sounds like it is from many years ago, because it uses words like “chide”, which means scold, and words with ‘d, like “down’d” and “overflow’d”. In “A Song for You”, the speaker is the person that is in love. He is telling the person that he is in love with how he feels. However, it appears that she has been hurt by the man. This is seen where he says, “I treated you unkindly but the world