Classics Calendar for November 19

Get it? (see Franz Schubert)

Here are today's milestones:

Born on this day:

Furui Yoshikichi (1937; died February 18, 2020) Japanese author; White-Haired Melody; Child of Darkness: Yoko and Other Stories; Ravine and Other Stories

Died on this day:

Franz Schubert (1828; born January 31, 1797) Austrian composer; chamber music, (Trout Quintet), lieder, (songs), symphonies, (Unfinished).

Emma Lazarus (1887; born July 22, 1849) American poet; "The New Colossus"

Bonus Classic:

The Wakefield 2nd Shepherds' Play (15th century) Part of a body of "miracle plays," Medieval works preceding the blooming of theater in Shakespeare's day

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