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One of Shakespeare's later tragedies ( see tragedy ), Macbeth was probably written in 1606, the year after the Gunpowder Plot (a failed attempt to

MacDowell, Edward (Alexander) (Dec 18, 1860 - Jan 23, 1908)

US Romantic composer. While his music is essentially European-Romantic, he also flirted with American nationalistic materials in works such as the

Open Mackintosh, Charles Rennie (1868 - 1928)
Mackintosh, Charles Rennie (1868 - 1928)

( măk'əntŏsh´´ ), 1868–1928, Scottish architect, artist, and furniture designer. Probably the greatest architect and designer Scotland has produced,

MacLaine, Shirley (1934 - )

originally Shirley MacLean Beaty 1934- ♦ US actress Born in Richmond, Virginia, she entered show business as a teenager and made her film debut in

MacMillan, Sir Kenneth (1929 - 1992)

Scottish choreographer. After studying at the Sadler's Wells Ballet School, he was director of the Royal Ballet 1970–77 and then principal

Open Maconchy, Dame Elizabeth (1907 - 1994)
Maconchy, Dame Elizabeth (1907 - 1994)

English composer of Irish descent. Several of her works were performed abroad and she had particular success in Belgium and eastern Europe. She


name for two different forms of Italian music, one related to the poetic madrigal in the 14th cent., the other the most common form of secular vocal

Open Magic

The belief in and practice of magic is probably as old as human history. Magic may be defined as the influencing of events and physical phenomena by

Open Magical realism
Magical realism

Magic realism is a literary style that blossomed in Latin America after World War II and spread internationally from the 1960s. Its main

Magritte, René, 1898-1967

1898-1967 Belgian Surrealist painter Born in Lessines, Hainault, he moved in 1913 to Charleroi after his mother committed suicide. He was educated at