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2 December 2December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) was an American-born Greek soprano and perhaps the most renowned opera singer of the 1950s. She combined an impressive bel canto technique with great dramatic gifts. An extremely versatile singer, her repertoire ranged from classical opera seria to the bel canto operas of Donizetti, Bellini, and Rossini, and further, to the works of Verdi and Puccini, and in her early career, the music dramas of Wagner. Her remarkable musical and dramatic talents led to her being hailed La Divina.1923September American Greeksopranobel canto opera seriaDonizettiBellini RossiniVerdiPuccini Wagner

3 (5 November 1913 – 8 July 1967) was an English actress. She won two Academy Awards for playing "southern belles": Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), a role she had also played in London's West End.5 November19138 July 1967EnglishactressAcademy Awardssouthern belles Scarlett O'HaraGone with the WindBlanche DuBoisA Streetcar Named DesireLondonWest End

4 (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life. Throughout her adult life she rarely traveled outside of Amherst or very far from home.She became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, even leave her room. Most of her friendships were therefore carried out by correspondence.December May American poetAmherst, Massachusetts

5 . Born Audrey Kathleen Ruston May 4, 1929( ) Brussels, Belgium May Brussels Belgium Died January 20January 20, 1993 (aged 63) Tolochenaz, Switzerland 1993 Tolochenaz, Switzerland Spouse(s) Mel Ferrer Mel Ferrer (1954–1968) Andrea Dotti (1969–1982) Andrea Dotti

6 . Audrey Hepburn (May 4, 1929) – January 20, 1993) was an English Academy Award-,May 41929January Academy Award Tony AwardTony Award-, Grammy Award-, and Emmy Award- winning film and stage actress,Grammy AwardEmmy Award fashion icon, ad humanitarian. In 1999, she was ranked as the third greatest female star of all timethird greatest female star of all time by the American Film Institute.American Film Institute She also served as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador andUNICEF Goodwill Ambassador was honoured with the Presidential Medal of FreedomPresidential Medal of Freedom.

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