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1. Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Writer, Spirits of the Dead Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts. His father, named David Poe Jr., and his mother, named Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe, were touring actors. Both parents died in 1811, and Poe became an orphan before he was 3 years old. He was adopted by John Allan, a tobacco merchant in Richmond...
2. Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin Soundtrack, The Prestige When as young as age eight Chopin used to give piano concerts. Thus he wanted to become a professional piano player and moved to Paris in 1830 where he was accepted and welcomed by important composers of his time like Franz Liszt and Hector Berlioz as well as no less important authors like Heinrich Heine and Honoré de Balzac...
3. Johann Strauss Sr. Johann Strauss Sr. Soundtrack, Hugo Johann Strauss Sr. was born on March 14, 1804, in Vienna, Austria. His father owned a small inn on the river Danube, and his mother was innkeeper, she died when he was seven years old. Strauss studied music with Johann Polichansky and also was an apprentice of a bookbinder. He joined a string quartet that grew into a small orchestra playing Viennese waltzes and German dances...
4. Anne Brontë Anne Brontë Writer, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall The youngest of the talented Brontë siblings, Anne was born January 17th, 1820 to Rev. Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell Brontë. Her mother died of cancer when she was only a year old, and growing up Anne was especially close to her elder sister Emily Brontë. Along with their other sister, Charlotte Brontë and their only brother...
5. Sándor Petöfi Sándor Petöfi Writer, Johnny Corncob Though he died very young, Petôfi is the best nown Hungarian poet and is something of a national institution. He was born as the son of butcher István Petrovics and Mária Hrúz, a Slovak maid, in the Great Hungarian plains. As a young man, he became an actor and joined several theater companies but was not successful in this job and stayed quite poor...
6. Juliusz Slowacki Juliusz Slowacki Writer, Blanche
7. Otto Nicolai Otto Nicolai Soundtrack, Les aventures extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec
8. James Justinian Morier James Justinian Morier Writer, The Adventures of Hajji Baba
9. Max Schneckenburger Max Schneckenburger Soundtrack, Iron Sky
9 names.