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Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka, (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian novelist and short-story writer, widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature. […]

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La Toilette d’Esther

The Toilette of Esther or Esther Preparing to be Presented to King Ahasuerus, is an 1841 oil-on-canvas painting by Théodore Chassériau. The painting depicts a moment from […]

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Enrico Caruso

Enrico Caruso, 25 February 1873 – 2 August 1921) was an Italian operatictenor. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and the Americas, […]

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Duke

Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death over […]

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John Kennedy Toole

John Kennedy Toole, December 17, 1937 – March 26, 1969) was an American novelist from New Orleans, Louisiana, whose posthumously published novel A Confederacy of Dunces won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. […]