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CHRISTOPHER MASON is a New York Times journalist; author of The Art of the Steal: Inside the Sotheby’s-Christie’s Auction House Scandal; a w...

13 escritoras que já ganharam o Prêmio Nobel de Literatura – Superlistas Superlistas

13 escritoras que já ganharam o Prêmio Nobel de Literatura – Superlistas Superlistas

Alessandro Scarlatti (Palermo, 1660 – Naples, 1725) was an Italian Baroque composer especially famous for his operas and chamber cantatas. He is considered the founder of the Neapolitan school of opera. He was the father of two other composers, Domenico Scarlatti and Pietro Filippo Scarlatti. He is chiefly remembered for his operas, in which he established the form of the Italian overture.

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) was a well-known author who lived in Baltimore while his wife was a patient at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He wrote The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night, and several other popular novels.

H.P. Lovecraft - American author (1890-1937). Lovecraft is best known for his Cthulhu Mythos story cycle and the Necronomicon, a fictional magical textbook of rites and forbidden lore.

Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 - November 28, 1859) was an American author and historian of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories, 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and 'Rip Van Winkle'. Irving, along with Cooper, were the first Americans to gain acclaim in Europe and served as an encouragement to Hawthorne, Melville, Longfellow, and Poe.

Robert Louis Stevenson. I loved to read his books in school. Taking me away to a fantasy in another world. But what I love most about him is his little poems I would rehearse in the first grade.