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Van Gogh is a good choice.

How about Herman Melville?

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PhilboydStudge 3 months ago

In response to “Van Gogh is a good choice. How about...

Van Gogh was easy, I admit. What about Melville? Was he a relative unknown in his time?

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ChuckTom 3 months ago

In response to “Van Gogh was easy, I admit. What about...

I only know what I just read about Melville in wikipedia. (smile)

According to what I read..
Moby-**** was another commercial failure, published to mixed reviews.

Melville's death from cardiovascular disease in 1891 subdued a reviving interest in his work. The 1919 centennial of his birth became the starting point of the "Melville Revival". Critics discovered his work, scholars explored his life, his major novels and stories have become world classics, and his poetry has gradually attracted respect.

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PhilboydStudge 3 months ago

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All very interesting but... you feel a connection to him, right?

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ChuckTom 3 months ago

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No, but interesting enough, for much of my earlier life I felt a connection with Van Gogh.

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PhilboydStudge 3 months ago

Tesla

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Carla 3 months ago

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That was going to be my answer. (a)

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JanHaskell 3 months ago

James Dean

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JanHaskell 3 months ago

Friedrich Nietzsche.

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Tiffanee 3 months ago

Socrates.

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ZonkeyBalls 3 months ago

Anne Frank...I imagine she'd be surprised to find out that her family's time spent hiding from Nazis in a secret annex behind a bookshelf had been adapted into a Broadway musical.

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ProdigalSon 3 months ago

In response to “Anne Frank...I imagine she'd be surprised to...

Very true! I'm sure she never dreamed that her little journal would bring her into the hearts of generations of people all over the world. (l)

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JanHaskell 3 months ago

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What a spirit she had.

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ChuckTom 3 months ago

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