Caravaggio (1571 - 1610)
450th Anniversary of Caravaggio's Birth (29th September 2021)
Caravaggio (born Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio) was an Italian painter active in Rome for most of his artistic life.
Caravaggio's paintings combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, which had a formative influence on Italian Baroque painting.
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Our further September events and anniversaries include:
- 700 years since the death of Dante (14th September 2021)
- 80 years since the start of the Siege of Leningrad (8 September 2021)
- 20 years since 9/11 (11th September 2021)
- 100 years since the death of Engelbert Humperdinck (27th September 2021)
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November events & anniversaries:
Take a look ahead to the Events & Anniversaries we are highlighting for November:
Freddie Mercury: 30th anniversary of his death (24th November 2021)
Freddie Mercury (5th Sept 1946 – 24th Nov 1991) is considered to be one of the greatest singers in the history of Rock and was the lead singer of the equally legendary Rock group 'Queen'.
Freddie Mercury wrote many famous hit songs including - "Killer Queen", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Somebody to Love", "We Are the Champions", "Don't Stop Me Now", and "Crazy Little Thing Called Love".
Tragically Freddie Mercury died on the 24th Nov 1991 of bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS. Freddie is a very much missed and loved figure to this day.
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Our further November events and anniversaries include:
- Prince Charles Birthday (14th November 2021)
- Tate Britain's exhibition: Hogarth and Europe (3rd November 2021)
- National Gallery: Dürer's Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist (20th Nov 2021)
- Guy Fawkes Night / Bonfire Night (5th November 2021)
- Remembrance Sunday (14th November 2021)
- 100th anniversary of the death of Fernand Khnopff (12th November 2021)
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Coming Up in October
- Black History Month - Click Here
- 80th anniversary of Robert Delaunay death - Click Here
- 60th Anniversary of PM question time - Click Here
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