Saturday

Jan. 27, 1996

Sonnet: The Light and the Dark

by Gavin Ewart

SATURDAY 1/27

Today's reading: "Sonnet: The Light and the Dark" by Gavin Ewart from SELECTED POEMS, published by New Directions.

Birthday of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born in Salzburg, Austria in 1756.

Birthday of author Lewis Carroll born in 1832.

"Father of the Modern Musical", Jerome Kern, was born in 1885.

Birthday of archaeologist Carl William Blegan, born in Minneapolis in 1887.

The National Geographic Society was formed on this day in 1888.

Swan Lake first performed in 1895 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Birthday of research physiologist, Sir John Carew Eccles, born in 1903.

Birthday of New York Ballet director, Mikhail Baryshnikov, born in 1948 in Riga Latvia, Russia.

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