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Beverly Atlee Cleary (née Bunn ) is an American writer of children's and young adult fiction. One of America's most successful living authors, 91 million copies of her books have been sold worldwide si...

3/16/2015 4/26/2017

James DePreist MP (1936 - 2013)

James Anderson DePreist (November 21, 1936 – February 8, 2013) was an American conductor. DePreist was one of the first African-American conductors on the world stage. He was the director emeritus of...

3/14/2013 8/30/2016

Marian Anderson MP (1897 - 1993)

Marian Anderson b. February 27, 1897 d. April 8, 1993 Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century. Most of her singing career was...

3/14/2013 8/30/2016

Ieoh Ming Pei , commonly known as I. M. Pei , is a Chinese-born American architect often called the master of modern architecture. In 1948 Mr. Pei was recruited by New York real estate magnate William ...

2/23/2013 1/18/2016

Yo-Yo Ma is an Chinese American cellist, virtuoso, and orchestral composer. He has received multiple Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts in 2001 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011. Ma ...

8/26/2007 1/18/2016

Ming Cho Lee is a Chinese American theatrical set designer and professor at the Yale School of Drama.

2/19/2015 1/18/2016

Olivia de Havilland MP

"Olivia DeHaviand"

Olivia Mary de Havilland (born 1 July 1916) is a two-time Academy Award-winning actress. She is the older sister of actress Joan Fontaine, also an Academy Award winner. Along with Shirley Temple, Maure...

3/18/2009 6/25/2015

Maya Ying Lin (born October 5, 1959) is an American architect and artist who is known for her work in sculpture and landscape art. She is the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D....

11/11/2007 5/12/2015

Anthony Robert "Tony" Kushner (born July 16, 1956) is an American playwright and screenwriter. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993 for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on Natio...

11/23/2009 4/13/2015

Louise Leah Nevelson MP (1899 - 1988)

Louise Nevelson (September 23, 1899 – April 17, 1988) was an American sculptor known for her monumental, monochromatic, wooden wall pieces and outdoor sculptures. Born in Czarist Russia, she emigrate...

9/23/2014 4/13/2015

American film producer and CEO of DreamWorks Animation. He is perhaps most famous for his period as chairman of The Walt Disney Company's film division, and for producing DreamWorks animated films such...

2/28/2012 4/10/2015

George Segal MP (1924 - 2000)

George Segal (November 26, 1924 – June 9, 2000) was an American painter and sculptor associated with the Pop Art movement. He was presented with the United States National Medal of Arts in 1999. Co...

4/17/2007 4/10/2015

Harold Smith "Hal" Prince (born January 30, 1928) is an American theatrical producer and director associated with many of the best-known Broadway musical productions of the past half-century. He has ...

1/10/2010 4/9/2015

Itzhak Perlman (Hebrew: יצחק פרלמן‎; born August 31, 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and pedagogue. Early life[edit] Perlman was born in Tel Aviv, then British Mandate of Palesti...

8/31/2014 11/26/2014

Tommy Tune MP

"Tommy Tune"

Thomas James "Tommy" Tune (born February 28, 1939) is an American actor, dancer, singer, theatre director, producer, and choreographer. Over the course of his career, he has won nine Tony Awards and ...

11/21/2014 11/21/2014

Rudolf Serkin MP (1903 - 1991)

Rudolf Serkin (March 28, 1903 – May 8, 1991) was a Bohemian-born pianist. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Beethoven interpreters of the twentieth century. Life and early career Serki...

8/22/2007 11/16/2014

Les Paul MP (1915 - 2009)

"Les Paul"

American Music Masters Moments: Les Paul YouTube Les Paul - Sleepwalk Les Paul & Mary Ford- Live Medley Les Paul - Chasing Sound! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Les Paul

11/9/2014 11/9/2014

Norman Milton Lear (born July 27, 1922) is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Ti...

11/4/2007 10/27/2014

Roger L. Stevens MP (1910 - 1998)

Roger Lacey Stevens (March 12, 1910 – February 2, 1998) was an American theatrical producer, arts administrator, and a real estate executive. He is the founding Chairman of both the Kennedy Center fo...

6/28/2014 6/28/2014

Mike Nichols MP (1931 - 2014)

Mike Nichols (born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky; November 6, 1931) is a German-born American television, stage and film director, writer, producer and comedian. See more:

9/11/2012 2/12/2014

Frank Capra MP (1897 - 1991)

"Frank Russell Capra"

Frank Russell Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-born American film director, producer and writer who worked his way from Los Angeles's Italian ghetto to become the creative forc...

1/1/2014 1/1/2014

Robert Wise MP (1914 - 2005)

Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005) was an American film director, producer and editor. He won Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for West Side Story (1961) and ...

12/31/2013 12/31/2013

Billy Wilder MP (1906 - 2002)

"Billy Wilder"

Billy Wilder (/ˈwaɪldər/; German: [ˈvɪldɐ]; June 22, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist, and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 ...

12/14/2013 12/31/2013

She is an American singer, actress, director and songwriter. She has won two Academy Awards, nine Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, and a Peabody ...

2/10/2009 12/19/2012

Odetta MP (1930 - 2008)

Odetta (1930 – 2008) was an American singer, actress, guitarist, songwriter, and a human rights activist, often referred to as "The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement". Poet Maya Angelou once said ...

3/31/2011 12/18/2012

Gwen Verdon MP (1925 - 2000)

Gwenyth Evelyn “Gwen” Verdon (January 13, 1925 – October 18, 2000) was an actress and dancer who won four Tony awards for her musical comedy performances. With flaming red hair and an endearing quave...

3/22/2011 12/18/2012

"Doc" Watson MP (1923 - 2012)


Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy awards as well as...

7/30/2009 12/18/2012

Jason Robards MP (1922 - 2000)

Jason Robards was an American stage, film, and television actor. He was a winner of the Tony Award, two Academy Awards, and an Emmy Award. He was also a United States Navy combat veteran of World War I...

6/24/2007 12/18/2012

Angela Brigid Lansbury, CBE (born 16 October 1925) is a British actress and singer in theatre, television and films. Her career has spanned eight decades and earned an unsurpassed number of performan...

7/28/2009 12/17/2012

Maurice Sendak MP (1928 - 2012)

One of the most successful illustrators of the 20th century. Since 1951 his 90-odd titles have sold nearly 30m copies in the US alone. His renowned work Where the Wild Things Are (1963), with worldwi...

5/8/2012 12/17/2012

Edward Albee MP (1928 - 2016)

Obituary Edward Albee, an acerbic, absurdist and biting dramatist who won the Pulitzer Prize for drama three times, and who harnessed the techniques of the great European absurdists to examine Americ...

12/17/2012 12/17/2012

William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American musician who created the style of music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys," na...

10/16/2011 12/17/2012

Bob Hope MP (1903 - 2003)

Immigration story: English-born actor and Oscar winner Leslie Townes “Bob” Hope (29 may 1903 – 27 July 2003) was the son of English stonemason William Henry Hope and Welsh light opera singer Avis née...

3/25/2009 12/17/2012

Ruby Ann Dee MP (1922 - 2014)

Ruby Dee (née Wallace; October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and activist, perhaps best known for co-starring in the film A Raisin in the ...

8/8/2011 12/17/2012

Ossie Davis MP (1917 - 2005)

Ossie Davis (December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an African-American film actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist. During World War II, Davis spent four years in the Army...

3/11/2011 12/17/2012

Lonnie Melvin "Mel" Tillis (born August 8, 1932) is an American country music singer. Although he recorded songs since the late 1950s, his biggest success occurred in the 1970s, with a long list of T...

12/17/2012 12/17/2012

Donald Hall MP (1928 - d.)

Donald Hall (born September 20, 1928) is an American poet. He was appointed Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (commonly known as the Poet Laureate of the United States) in...

9/18/2012 12/17/2012

Vincent Scully MP (1920 - d.)

Vincent Joseph Scully, Jr. (born August 21, 1920) is Sterling Professor Emeritus of the History of Art in Architecture at Yale University, and the author of several books on the subject. Architect ...

12/17/2012 12/17/2012

Lawrence Halprin MP (1916 - 2009)

Lawrence Halprin was an American landscape architect, designer and teacher. BEST-KNOWN CREATIONS: - Sea Ranch, Sonoma Coast (1967) - Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco (1968) - Embarcadero Pla...

11/4/2009 12/16/2012

Uta Thyra Hagen MP (1919 - 2004)

Uta Hagen was a German-born American actress who originated the role of Martha in the 1963 Broadway premiere of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee (who called her "a profoundly truthful a...

8/23/2010 12/16/2012

George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, actor, and music producer. Strait is referred to as the "King of Country," and critics call Strait a living legend. He is...

12/16/2012 12/16/2012
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Helen Frankenthaler MP (1928 - 2011)

American abstract expressionist painter. She was a major contributor to the history of postwar American painting. Helen Frankenthaler (December 12, 1928 – December 27, 2011) was an American abstrac...

10/23/2010 12/16/2012

Horton Foote MP (1916 - 2009)

Albert Horton Foote, Jr. (March 14, 1916 – March 4, 2009) was an American playwright and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his screenplays for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and the 1983 film...

12/16/2012 12/16/2012

Mikhail Baryshnikov MP


Mikhail Nikolaevich Baryshnikov (Russian: Михаил Николаевич Барышников, Latvian: Mihails Barišņikovs) (born January 27, 1948), nicknamed "Misha" is a Russian American dancer, choreographer, and actor...

3/27/2012 12/16/2012

Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921) is an American poet and literary translator. He was appointed the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987, and twice rec...

11/12/2011 12/16/2012

Maria Tallchief MP (1925 - 2013)

"Wa-Xthe-Thomba", "Maria Chief"

From my hero, Maria Tallchief "Maria and her sister were enrolled at Beverly Vista School and it was here that she first felt discrimination because of her heritage. "Some of the students made fun of...

2/25/2012 12/16/2012

Catherine Shouse MP (1896 - 1994)


Catherine Filene Shouse (June 9, 1896 – December 14, 1994) was a researcher and philanthropist. She graduated in 1918 from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.[1] She worked for the Women's Divi...

2/28/2009 12/15/2012

Pete Seeger MP (1919 - 2014)

Peter "Pete" Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and an iconic figure in the mid-twentieth century American folk music revival: A fixture on nationwide radio in the 19...

8/30/2008 12/15/2012

Erick Hawkins MP (1909 - 1994)

"Erick Hawkins"

Frederick Hawkins known as Erick Hawkins (April 23, 1909 – November 23, 1994) was a leading American modern-dance choreographer and dancer. Born in Trinidad, Colorado on April 23 1909, he majored...

12/15/2012 12/15/2012

Julie Harris MP (1925 - 2013)

Julia Ann "Julie" Harris (born December 2, 1925) is an American stage, screen, and television actress. She has won five Tony Awards, three Emmy Awards and a Grammy Award, and was nominated for an Aca...

3/5/2012 12/15/2012

Dorothy DeLay MP (1917 - 2002)

Dorothy DeLay (March 31, 1917 – March 24, 2002) was an American violin instructor, primarily at the Juilliard School. She was born in Medicine Lodge, Kansas. Career and education In addit...

12/15/2012 12/15/2012

Dave Brubeck MP (1920 - 2012)


Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Warren "Dave" Brubeck (born December 6, 1920 - died December 5, 2012) was an American jazz pianist. He has written a number of jazz standards, including "In You...

12/7/2007 12/15/2012

Links "Jamaica Farewell" (original version on Youtube) - Harry Belafonte Harry Belafonte - A Site of Sites Harry Belafonte at Wikipedia Harry Belafonte AKA Harold George Belafonte at nndb B...

4/17/2008 12/15/2012

William Styron MP (1925 - 2006)

William Clark Styron, Jr. (June 11, 1925 – November 1, 2006) was an American novelist and essayist who won major literary awards for his work. For much of his career, Styron was best known for his ...

8/26/2007 12/15/2012

Arthur Miller MP (1915 - 2005)

Arthur Asher Miller was an American playwright and essayist. He was a prominent figure in American theatre and cinema for over 61 years, writing a wide variety of dramas, including celebrated plays suc...

6/25/2007 12/15/2012

Bess Lomax Hawes MP (1921 - 2009)

Bess Lomax Hawes (January 21, 1921 – November 27, 2009) was an American folk musician, folklorist, and researcher. She was the daughter of John Avery Lomax and Bess Bauman-Brown Lomax, and the sist...

12/15/2012 12/15/2012

Leonore Annenberg MP (1918 - 2009)

"Lee Annenberg"

Leonore Cohn Annenberg (February 20, 1918 – March 12, 2009), also known as Lee Annenberg, was an American businesswoman, government official, and philanthropist, noted for serving as Chief of Protoco...

7/11/2011 12/15/2012

Walter Hubert Annenberg MP (1908 - 2002)

Walter Hubert Annenberg (March 13, 1908 – October 1, 2002) was an American publisher, philanthropist, and diplomat. Early life Walter Annenberg was born to a Jewish family in Milwaukee, Wisco...

9/2/2008 12/15/2012

Robert Lawson Shaw MP (1916 - 1999)

) Robert Shaw (April 30, 1916 – January 25, 1999) was an American conductor most famous for his work with his namesake Chorale, with the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, and the Atlanta Symphony Orche...

12/2/2011 12/15/2012

Minnie Pearl MP (1912 - 1996)

"Minnie Pearl"

Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon (October 25, 1912 – March 4, 1996), known professionally as Minnie Pearl, was an American country comedienne who appeared at the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years (fro...

11/25/2011 12/15/2012

Louis Stanton Auchincloss MP (1917 - 2010)

Louis Stanton Auchincloss (/ˈɔːkɨŋklɒs/; September 27, 1917 – January 26, 2010) was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. He is best known as a prolific novelist who parlayed his fir...

12/6/2012 12/14/2012

Cyd Charisse MP (1921 - 2008)

"Tula Ellice Finklea"

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: June 18, 2008 Filed at 8:14 a.m. ET LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Cyd Charisse, the long-legged Texas beauty who danced with the Ballet Russe as a teenager and starred in...

8/13/2007 12/14/2012

Andrew Wyeth MP (1917 - 2009)

Andrew Newell Wyeth (English pronunciation: /ˈwaɪ.ɛθ/ WY-eth; July 12, 1917 – January 16, 2009) was a visual artist, primarily a realist painter, working predominantly in a regionalist style. He was ...

1/13/2009 12/14/2012

Ray Bradbury MP (1920 - 2012)


One of the most celebrated speculative fiction authors among the 20th and 21st century, many of Ray Bradbury's works have been adapted into television shows or films. He is best known for his dystopian...

8/5/2007 12/14/2012

Bob Dylan MP

"Bob Dylan", "Bob"

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman ; Hebrew name: Shabtai Zisel ; May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer, and Nobel laureate. He has been influential in popular music and...

7/28/2008 12/14/2012

Rita Moreno MP

Alameda, CA, USA

Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931) is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress. She is the first and only Hispanic female and one of ten performers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a To...

11/7/2009 12/14/2012

Harper Lee MP (1926 - 2016)

"Harper Lee"

Harper Lee was an American author known for her 1961 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird , which deals with the issues of racism that were observed by the author as a child in her hometo...

9/19/2012 12/14/2012

Al Pacino MP

"Al Pacino"

Alfredo James Pacino- Al Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 afte...

6/13/2011 12/14/2012

James Vernon Taylor , born March 12, 1948 American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Taylor was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. Taylor achieved h...

1/17/2009 12/14/2012

Meryl Streep MP

"Meryl Streep"

Meryl Streep is an American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected movie actors of the modern era. Streep has received...

3/19/2010 12/14/2012

Quincy Delightt Jones, Jr. (born March 14, 1933) is an American record producer and musician. A conductor, musical arranger, film composer, television producer, and trumpeter. His career spans five dec...

1/5/2011 12/14/2012

John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor and pianist. In a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most recognizable film scores in the hi...

9/20/2012 12/14/2012

Eddy Arnold "The Tennessee Plowboy." MP (1918 - 2008)


Find a Grave Richard Edward Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008), known professionally as Eddy Arnold, was an American country music singer who performed for six decades. He was a so-called Nashvill...

10/9/2011 12/14/2012

Van Cliburn MP (1934 - 2013)


Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn Jr., born July 12, 1934, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013. He was 78. from The New York Times Published February 27, 2013 Van Cliburn was an American pianist whose f...

7/24/2009 12/14/2012

Clint Eastwood MP


San Franciso, California, United States

Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American film actor, director, producer, composer, and politician. Eastwood first came to prominence as a supporting cast member in the TV seri...

1/9/2008 12/14/2012

Kirk Douglas MP

"Kirk Douglas", "Izzy Demsky"


Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch) is an American actor and film producer recognized for his prominent cleft chin, his gravelly voice and his recurring roles as the kinds of characters Douglas hims...

11/14/2009 12/14/2012

Ron Howard MP

"Ron Howard"

Ronald William "Ron" Howard is an American film director and producer, as well as an actor. Howard came to prominence in the 1960s while playing Andy Griffith's TV son, Opie Taylor, on The Andy Griffit...

5/24/2007 12/14/2012

Earl Eugene Scruggs MP (1924 - 2012)

Earl Eugene Scruggs (born January 6, 1924) is an American musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a 3-finger banjo-picking style (now called Scruggs style) that is a defining characteristic of...

3/14/2009 12/14/2012

Johnny Cash MP (1932 - 2003)

"Johnny Cash", "J.R. Cash"

Johnny Cash , born J. R. Cash (Later changed name to John R. Cash ), (February 26, 1932 - September 12, 2003) was a Grammy Award-winning American country singer-songwriter. Cash is widely considered to...

12/25/2007 12/14/2012

Dolly Rebecca Parton MP

Brentwood, Williamson, Tennessee, United States

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, author, multi-instrumentalist, actress and philanthropist, best known for her work in country music. She is one of the m...

2/22/2011 12/14/2012

Gene Kelly MP (1912 - 1996)


biography... ; Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer, and choreographer. Kelly was known for his energeti...

7/21/2008 12/14/2012

Gregory Peck MP (1916 - 2003)

"Gregory Peck"

Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003), born Eldred Gregory Peck, was an Oscar-winning American film actor. He was one of 20th Century Pictures most popular film stars, from the 1940s to the 1960...

6/15/2007 12/14/2012

Richard Diebenkorn MP (1922 - 1993)

Richard Diebenkorn (April 22, 1922 – March 30, 1993) was a well-known 20th century American painter. His early work is associated with Abstract expressionism and the Bay Area Figurative Movement of t...

12/14/2012 12/14/2012

J. Carter Brown MP (1934 - 2002)

John Carter Brown III (October 8, 1934 – June 17, 2002), director of the U.S. National Gallery of Art from 1969 to 1992 and a leading figure in American intellectual life. Under Brown's direction, th...

12/14/2012 12/14/2012

Roy Claxton Acuff MP (1903 - 1992)

See more pictures in the Media section. Known as the King of Country Music, Roy Acuff entertained Americans for more than 60 years. He is often credited with moving the genre from its early string ba...

4/8/2009 12/14/2012

John Updike MP (1932 - 2009)

"Updike", "Updick", "Opdyck", "op Dyck", "Opdycke", "Dijck", "op de Dijk"

For more information, see Wikipedia or The John Updike Society .

7/25/2011 12/14/2012

Robert Motherwell MP (1915 - 1991)

Robert Motherwell (January 24, 1915 – July 16, 1991) American painter, printmaker and editor. He was one of the youngest of the New York School (a phrase he coined), which also included Jackson Pollo...

10/23/2010 12/14/2012

Considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (Russian: Владимир Самойлович Горовиц, Vladimir Samojlovich Gorovitz) (October 1 [O.S. September 18] 1903 ...

5/14/2011 12/14/2012

Walker Kirkland Hancock MP (1901 - 1998)

Walker Kirtland Hancock (June 28, 1901, St. Louis, Missouri – December 30, 1998, Gloucester, Massachusetts) was a 20th-century American sculptor and teacher. He created notable monumental sculptures,...

12/14/2012 12/14/2012

Katherine Dunham MP (1909 - 2006)

Katherine Dunham (June 22, 1909 – May 21, 2006) was an American dancer, choreographer, and company director as well as an author, educator, and social activist. Dunham had one of the most successful ...

12/14/2012 12/14/2012

Obert Clark Tanner MP (1904 - 1993)

Obert Clark Tanner (September 20, 1904 – October 14, 1993) was a University of Utah professor of philosophy, philanthropist, and founder of O.C. Tanner Co. Early life and education Tanner was...

12/14/2012 12/14/2012

Francis Goelet MP (1926 - 1998)

Francis Goelet, who died in 1998, was a true believer in the development of new music. Goelet was a longtime friend and supporter of American Composers Orchestra (ACO), as well as other leading music...

12/14/2012 12/14/2012

Brooke Astor MP (1902 - 2007)

"Kuser", "Marshall"

Roberta Brooke Astor (née Russell, previously Kuser and Marshall) (March 30, 1902 – August 13, 2007) was an American philanthropist and socialite who was the chairwoman of the Vincent Astor Foundatio...

6/9/2008 12/14/2012

Virgil Thomson MP (1896 - 1989)

Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896 – September 30, 1989) was an American composer and critic. He was instrumental in the development of the "American Sound" in classical music. He has been described a...

3/25/2012 12/14/2012

Jerome Robbins MP (1918 - 1998)

"Jerome Robbins"

Jerome Robbins (October 11, 1918 – July 29, 1998) was an American theater producer, director, and choreographer known primarily for Broadway Theater and Ballet/Dance, but who also occasionally direct...

12/14/2012 12/14/2012

Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was a groundbreaking American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic es...

12/31/2007 12/14/2012

Helen Hayes MP (1900 - 1993)

Helen Hayes Brown was an American actress whose career spanned almost 70 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of the American Theatre" and was one of twelve people who have won an Em...

9/14/2010 12/14/2012

Saul Bellow MP (1915 - 2005)

‘The Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and Fortune, 1915-1964’ , by Zachary Leader ‘There Is Simply Too Much to Think About’ , Saul Bellow’s Nonfiction

1/29/2008 12/14/2012

Beverly Sills MP (1929 - 2007)

"Beverly Sills"

Beverly Sills - Una Voce Poco Fa!! (1976) , Beverly Sills - Dunque io son! - Il Barbiere Di Siviglia Beverly Sills (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak career was...

12/13/2012 12/13/2012