Dancer, singer, actor. Born and died America. Brother and sister, Frederick and Adele Austerlitz, started as children as vaudeville performers. Between 1917 and 1932 they appeared in musical shows ...
Person, Cinema, Dance, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, USA
Actor, director, producer. Born Cambridge. Older brother of TV wildlife presenter Sir David. Died, aged 90 years, on 24 August 2014.
Person, Benefactor, Cinema, Seriously Famous, Theatre
Jane Austen, novelist of 6 major novels including Pride and Prejudice. Born: Steventon, Hampshire. Died: Winchester, Hampshire. For all Austen-related London locations see Londonist. A statue was u...
Person, Literature, Seriously Famous
Mathematician and pioneer of the modern computer. Probably born in Crosby Row on what is now Walworth Road. He was critical, to the point of rudeness, of the Royal Society, its officers and other s...
Person, Science, Seriously Famous
German composer and musician of the Baroque period. Born into a musical family.
Person, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, Germany
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Born: 15/8/1875, 147 years ago
Person, Music / songs, Race Issues
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