Famous Women

Hope Lokhvitskaya - Taffy

girls name with a sensitive and sympathetic heart of Kipling's tale was the pen name of Hope Lokhvitskaya.Glory writer in pre-revolutionary Russia was enormous.Taffy read, admired.What she was able to conquer not only the heart of the average reader, but also the king? storybook Hope Lokhvits...

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Irène Joliot-Curie

Irène Joliot-Curie was born on September 12, 1897 in Paris, the eldest daughter of Pierre Curie and Marie Sklodowska-Curie.Marie Curie received the first radium, when Irene was just a year.Around the same time, Irene's grandfather on the father, Eugene Curie, moved to live in their family.By p...

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Ingrid Bergman : I just lived ...

Ingrid Bergman - Swedish American actress of Swedish origin.Bergman came to the US in 1939.Starred in the films "Intermezzo" (1939), "Casablanca" (1942), "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (1943) and "Gaslight" (1944, "Oscar").But, leaving her husband and giving birth to a child by director Roberto Ros...

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Angelica Kauffmann

history of world art holds quite a bit of female names.Among them - Angelica Kauffmann, one of the most talented and educated women of her age, the age of the Enlightenment. Her father, a mediocre artist, carried out orders for decorating and painting the provincial churches.The family moved ...

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Maria Felicita Malibran

Felicity Maria Malibran, a coloratura mezzo-soprano, was one of the greatest singers of the XIX century.Dramatic talent actress most fully revealed in the parties, full of deep feelings, pathos, passion.For her performance characteristic improvisational freedom, artistic, technical excellence....

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Mary Shelley : "There is a joy not bow before fate ... "

history of literature practically no examples, when the first serious work of the writers, written in nineteen years, it becomes part of the national classics and acquiring international fame.That's fate first book of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", the unusual, like the rest of the life of thi...

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Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson - the greatest gospel singer.That she suffered a black gospel churches from Chicago to general overview.One researcher wrote of Jackson: "She was one of the greatest jazz singers and consistently refused to sing jazz;she was one of the greatest performers of blues, consistently...

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Sophia Blyuvshteyn Sonka Golden Hand

human imagination "Sonya - a gold pen" shocked at the end of the XIX century.In the early twentieth century, its thieves nickname (like the names of English innkeeper bully who robbed and killed their guests) has become synonymous for a long time and was common in the Russian spoken language. ...

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Varvara Nikolaevna Asenkova

birth certificate says dryly: "illegitimate baby Barbara was born in 1817, on April 10 of the agenda."Varenka mother, famous actress Alexandra Egorovna Asenkova, lived for several years in the "civil marriage" with an officer Semenov regiment Nikolai Ivanovich Kashkarov. Because hidden instig...

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Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson - the greatest gospel singer.That she suffered a black gospel churches from Chicago to general overview.One researcher wrote of Jackson: "She was one of the greatest jazz singers and consistently refused to sing jazz;she was one of the greatest performers of blues, consistently...

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