Steven Paul “Elliott” Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and resided for a significant portion of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. His primary inst
Born in Cape Town South Africa, John Maxwell Coetzee was the first child of an attorney and a school teacher. Coetzee attended the University of Capetown and graduated in 1960 with a degree in English and in 1961 with a degree in Mathematics.
He entered the English PhD program at University of Tex
There are very few composers that are lucky enough to have their work described using the adjectives ‘luxurious’, ‘mysterious’, and ‘exuberant’, yet Kaija Saariaho’s work more than amply fulfils this objective. She is one of the best-known living composers working in the field of both
Jeanne Lanvin was one of the premier Parisian couturiers of the twenties and thirties. Her gowns were cherished for their modern silhouettes and masterful embroidery, beading and trimmings.
Lanvin had always made beautiful dressed for daughter Marie-Blanche, and she became renowned for the eleg