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I M A G I N E ! Crawford + Colette
Michael Crawford: an English actor, comedian and singer, born 19 January 1942 - in Salisbury, England. He is best known for his BBC comedy series and his role as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber's, Phantom of the Opera stage success.
For six years between 2004 and 2011, he suffered from myalgic encephalomyelitis - otherwise known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and was unable to continue acting in another of Webber's plays, The Woman in White.
About one million Americans and a quarter of a million people in the UK have CFS.
Click on Crawford's photo to hear him sing, "Love Changes Everything" from Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, "Aspects of Love" (1987).
Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, 28 January 1873 – 3 August 1954) was a French novelist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. She was also a mime, an actress and a journalist. She was best known for her novels in which women were depicted as full sexual beings. Her husband published her first works under his own name. Colette married twice and was involved with women and men outside her marriages.
One of the most famous adaptations of Colette's work was the play and movie, Gigi. The novel, in both French and English, is available online and through ebook sellers for download. Click on Colette's photo to hear 'music as love in search of a word' -
More Colette Quotes.
"It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place."
"The cat is the animal to whom the Creator gave the biggest eye, the softest fur, the most supremely delicate nostrils, a mobile ear, an unrivaled paw and a curved claw borrowed from the rose-tree."
"Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God."
"Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet."
"You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. "
"One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave."
Click HERE to watch a French film about Colette - her life and loves - with English subtitles.
2017 - Year of the Fire Rooster
I am alert
Ready to take action
The first on the scene
The last to leave
I take chances
But I am precise
I know where things belong
I am orderly and fastidious
Nothing escapes me
I am always prepared
I never give up or in -
"I AM THE ROOSTER"
BamaBlog Birthdays in the Year of the Rooster: Melissa (April) and Olivia (June)
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