Arshile Gorky American painter of Armenian birth. One of the most illustrious artists of the post-war New York School, he began his life in possibly the most obscure circumstances of any international modern master.
December Taking a relaxing smoke, Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, Professor J R R Tolkien (John Ronald Reuel Tolkien) - . Philologist and author of ‘The Hobbit’ and its sequel ‘The Lord of the Rings’.
Gomidas Vartabed (1869-1935). Soghomon Gevorgi Soghomonyan, commonly known as Gomidas Vardaped or simply Gomidas was an Armenian priest, composer, choir leader, singer, music ethnologist, music pedagogue and musicologist.
Astrid Lindgren – was a Swedish author and screenwriter. She is the world's most translated author and has sold roughly 145 million copies worldwide. She was the creator of Pippi Longstocking. [Wikipedia] I adored Pippi Longstocking when I was little!
Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III (March 1911 – February was an American playwright, author of many stage classics. Here is was on location for filming of the motion picture adaptation of his play The Night of the Iguana.
Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE was an English author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca and Jamaica Inn and the short stories The Birds and Don't Look Now.