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Culture

Global culture, including music, art, film, music, the producers and the consumers, this is our entertainment section.

 
 James Cousins : (22 July 1873 -20 February 1956) An Effort of SynthesisJames Cousins : (22 July 1873 -20 February 1956) An Effort of Synthesis by Rene Wadlow
James Cousins was the Irish poet who with A.E.(George Russell) and William Butler Yeats played a major role in the Irish literary revival in the 1890s-1900s. Later he went to India as literary editor for Annie Besant's newspaper New India and then was on
 
 Tate GalleryTate Gallery by The Ovi Team
July 21st 1897; Tate Gallery opens in England. Having offered his art collection to the nation, Henry Tate later offered a gallery to house it providing the government would donate a site and undertake the administration.
 
 The Miami funeral procession of Celia CruzThe Miami funeral procession of Celia Cruz by The Ovi Team
On July 19, 2003, three days after her death from cancer at the age of 77, Latin music legend Celia Cruz has one of her final wishes granted when her body is flown to Miami, Florida...
 
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 Rosetta Stone foundRosetta Stone found by The Ovi Team
July 19th; On this day in 1799, during Napoleon Bonaparte's Egyptian campaign, a French soldier discovers a black basalt slab inscribed with ancient writing near the town of Rosetta, about 35 miles north of Alexandria.
 
 Catcher in the RyeCatcher in the Rye by The Ovi Team
July 16th; J.D. Salinger's only novel, The Catcher in the Rye, is published by Little, Brown on this day in 1951. The book, about a confused teenager disillusioned by the adult world, is an instant hit and will be taught in high schools for half a centur
 
 RembrandtRembrandt by The Ovi Team
The great Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn is born in Leiden on July 15, 1606, the son of a miller. His humble origins may help account for the uncommon depth of compassion given to the human subjects of his art. His more than 600 paintings, many of them p
 
 La MarseillaiseLa Marseillaise by The Ovi Team
14th July 1795; "La Marseillaise" - "The song of Marseille" becomes the national anthem of France. It was written and composed by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle in 1792 and adopted in 1795 as the nation's first anthem.
 
 Pablo NerudaPablo Neruda by The Ovi Team
Pablo Neruda born July 12, 1904 (d. September 23, 1973) was the pen name and, later, legal name of the Chilean writer and politician Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto. With his works translated...
 
 E.B. WhiteE.B. White by The Ovi Team
July 11th, on this day in 1899, E.B. White, the author of the popular children's novels "Charlotte's Web," "Stuart Little" and "The Trumpet of the Swan," is born in Mount Vernon...
 
 Lean On MeLean On Me by The Ovi Team
July 8th 1972; Bill Withers stepped into a recording studio for the very first time at the age of 32, and two years later, he'd written and recorded one of the most beloved pop songs of the modern era...
 
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