Monday, March 30, 2015

March 30


1820 - Anna Sewell
English novelist whose only published work was Black Beauty.

1844 - Paul Verlaine
French poet associated with the Symbolist movement.

1895 - Jean Giono
French author whose novels were mostly set in the south of France.

1903 - Countee Cullen
American poet and leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance.

1924 - Alan Davidson
British diplomat also known for his food writing, in particular the editing of the Oxford Companion to Food.

1928 - Tom Sharpe
English satirical author best known for his Wilt novels.

1956 - Edmund Clerihew Bentley
1964 - Nella Larsen
1967 - Jean Toomer
2006 - John McGahern

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