E. T. A. Hoffmann, (1776-1822) born Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann was a German author of fantasy and Gothic horror. He was also a jurist, composer, music critic and artist. Hoffmann is one of the major creators of the Romantic movement. Jacques Offenbach His stories were the basis of the famous opéra fantastique by Jacques Offenbach, …
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Nat Love (1854-1921) was a slave born on Robert Love’s Tennessee plantation. After the civil war ended and the slaves were freed his parents became sharecroppers. His father Sampson died shortly after and Nat took a job at a local farm to help breaking horses. Westward Eventually Nat traveled to Dodge City, Kansas where he …
Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier
Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (1811-1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, and art and literary critic. He was widely admired by writers as different as Balzac, Baudelaire, the Goncourt brothers, Flaubert, Pound, Eliot, James, Proust, and Wilde.Amazon T-shirts available at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BR983XHXand in France https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B0BR8Z5312
Taras Shevchenko was a Ukrainian poet, artist & political figure.
Ukraine philosopher, poet, teacher In Ukraine the name Hryhorii Skovoroda is synonymous with freedom. Hryhorii Skovoroda (1722-1794) was a great Ukrainian philosopher, poet and teacher. He was the founder of landscape lyrics, a genre of poetry representing the author’s attitude toward nature. Skovoroda added to the contributions of ancient Greek philosophers’ works on local culture and …