Lighting a candle in toxic air.
October 25: Georges Bizet
Georges Bizet (1838) It was on this date, October 25, 1838, that French opera composer Alexandre César Léopold Bizet – know as Georges Bizet – was born in Paris. His parents home-schooled him in music and at the age of nine the precocious child was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire. There he studied under Gounod, Halévy and […]
July 1: George Sand
In her novels, Sand frequently used the word "God," but described it as "an avatar of which the meaning is often an enigma."
January 23: Stendhal
"All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few," Stendhal said. "The only excuse for God is that there is no such person."
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