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Parnassian Moments 2 September: William Somervile

 

 

Poet: William Somervile

Dates: 2 September 1675 – 19 July 1742

Nationality: English

Title of Poem: Hobbinol Canto III

Tho’ some of old, and some of modern Date,

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Literary Memories 2 September: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

 

Author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

Dates: 3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973

Nationality: English

Extract From: Cat

The fat cat on the mat
may seem to dream…

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Artistic Memories 30th August: Evelyn De Morgan

 

Artist: Evelyn De Morgan

Dates: 30 August 1855 – 2 May 1919

Nationality: English

Title of Piece: The Sleeping Earth and Wakening Moon

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Parnassian Moments 30 August: Seamus Justin Heaney

 

Poet: Seamus Justin Heaney

Dates: 13 April 1939 – 30 August 2013

Nationality: Irish

Title of Poem: Requiem for the Croppies

The pockets of our greatcoats full of barley…

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Literary Memories 30 August: Mary Shelley

 

Author: Mary Shelley

Dates: 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851

Nationality: English

Title of Book: Frankenstein

As the circumstances of his marriage illustrate his character, I cannot refrain from relating them.

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Artistic Memories 30 August: Antony Mark David Gormley

 

Artist: Antony Mark David Gormley

Dates: 30 August 1950

Nationality: British

Title of Piece: Horizon Field

Brief Biography: Gormley is a sculptor. He won the Turner Prize in 1994. 11 more words

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Classical Memories 29 August: Charles "Charlie" Parker, Jr

Composer: Charles “Charlie” Parker, Jr

Dates: 29 August 1920 – 12 March

Nationality: American

Title of Piece: Autumn In New York

Brief Biography: Parker was a jazz musician, saxophonist and composer. 26 more words

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