Monday June 21st 2010

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Thought for Today

“If the sight of the blue skies
fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields
has power to move you,
if the simple things of nature have a message
that you understand,
rejoice,
for your soul is alive”

~ Eleonora Duse



Eleonora Duse*Eleonora Giulia Amalia Duse

Born: October 3, 1858 | Vigevano, Italy
Died: April 21, 1924 (aged 65) | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duse was born in Vigevano, Lombardy, and began acting as a child. Both her father and her grandfather were actors, and she joined the troupe at age four. Due to poverty, she initially worked continually, traveling from city to city with whichever troupe her family was currently engaged. She came to fame in Italian versions of rôles made famous by Sarah Bernhardt.

*Source | Pictures



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