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  1. Biography of Horacio
  2. Biography of Henrik Ibsen
  3. Biography of Franz Liszt
  4. Biography of René Favaloro

Biography of Horacio

(Unknown - Unknown)

Quintus Flaccus Horacio
Roman lyrical and satirical poet
He was born on December 8, 65 BC in Venusia (today Venous Apulia, Italy). Son of a liberto.
He studied Greek philosophy and poetry at the Academy. He was military Tribune appointed Marco Junius Brutus, one of the assassins of Julius Caesar. He fought in the Republican Army that was defeated by Marco Antonio and Octavio at Philippi. Amnestied he returned to Rome to devote himself to writing poetry.
When the poet Virgil knew his poems, 38 b.c., it introduced him to Gaius Maecenas, who introduced him in literary and political circles of Rome, and in 33 BC handed her a property in the hills of Sabina where retired to write.
He was the author of epodos, Odes, satires and Epistles. In his satires is about greed, stupidity and greed. The Epodos appeared also the 30 BC, and criticize social abuses. His most important poetry lies in the Odes, books I, II and III (23 BC), adapted from Anacreon, Alcaeus and Sappho. He preaches peace, patriotism, love, friendship, wine and simplicity.
20 b.c. Horacio published the Book I of his Epistles, twenty short letters in hexametros verses in which exposes its observations about society, literature and philosophy with the logic of the "middle point", in favor of doctrines as the Epicureanism. The death of Virgil 19 BC, succeeded him as poet laureate.
Two years later wrote lyric poetry When Augustus commissioned the hymn Carmen saeculare for the secular games in Rome. Ars poetica gives technical advice to aspiring poets.
Horacio died in Rome on November 27, 8 BC

Biography of Henrik Ibsen

(1828/03/20 - 1906/05/23)

Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Johan Ibsen
Norwegian playwright
"If you doubt yourself you are defeated in advance"
Henrik Ibsen
He was born 20 March 1828 in Skien.
He spent a difficult childhood due to the bankruptcy of the family business and the separation of their parents.
In 1844 he travelled to Grimstad to work as a pharmacist Assistant. He studied medicine before devoting himself entirely to Theatre.
During his time as a university student he wrote Catiline (1850). Stage director and author of the National Theatre of Bergen from 1851 to 1857 and director of the theatre in Christiania (today Oslo) between 1857 and 18In 1864 he was exiled because of the Prussian invasion.
During his exile he wrote the dramatic poem called Brand (1866) followed by Peer Gynt (1867). Until 1891 he resided in Italy and Germany thanks to a scholarship and, later, an annual pension granted by the Storting, the Norwegian Parliament. Among his early works are two dramas in verse; Brand (1866, premiered in 1885), and Peer Gynt (1867), the pillars of society (1877), doll's House (1879), the Spectra (1881) and Hedda Gabler (1890) the latter his most popular works.
Also wrote an enemy of the people (1882), the duck silvestre (1884), Rosmersholm (1886), the lady from the sea (1888), the master contractor (1892) and to the awakening of our death (1900). He was also an important poet, he published a book of poems in 18He published his last work dramatic "when we wake up the dead" in 1899, calling it dramatic epilogue. The disease prevented him from writing more. Over half a century had dedicated her life and commitment to dramatic art conquering an international position as the largest and most influential of their era dramatist.
In 1891, Henrik Ibsen returned to Christiania (today Oslo), where on May 23, 1906, died. Its theatre is represented regularly.

Biography of Franz Liszt

(1811/10/22 - 1886/07/31)

Franz Liszt
Pianist and composer of Hungarian origin
Born October 22, 1811 in Raiding, near Sopron. He began his studies of piano under the tutelage of his father.
In Vienna he received classes of the Austrian pianist Carl Czerny and the Italian composer Antonio Salieri. In 1823 he moved to Paris with his parents. He took lessons in composition with Anton Reicha and Ferdinando Paër.
In 1833 he met the French countess Marie D'agoult, writer under the pseudonym of Daniel Stern, with whom he established a relationship that lasted until 18His daughterCosima was married with the pianist and German conductor Hans von Bülow, and later Richard Wagner.
Between 1839 and 1847 made tours in Europe and achieved a fame unprecedented. In 1847, he left his career as a virtuoso and only rarely returned to play in public. That same year he met the Russian princess Caroline Sayn-Wittgenstein, who remained at his side until his death.
From 1848 to 1861 he was musical director at the Court ducal of Weimar, where played works composed by Berlioz, Wagner and other composers, as well as their own. In 1861 he moved to Rome, where he studied theology and received minor orders. After 1871 he lived between Rome, Weimar and Budapest, and continued with his work as director, teacher, composer and promoter of the music of Wagner.
He taught more than four hundred students, wrote some 350 works and wrote or collaborated on eight volumes in prose.
Franz Liszt died in Bayreut, Germany, on July 31, 1886, during the Wagner Festival that was held there.

Biography of René Favaloro

(1923/07/14 - 2000/07/29)

René Favaloro
Argentine surgeon
He was born on July 14, 1923 in La Plata.
Son of a Carpenter and a seamstress, lived a poor El Mondongochildhood, a neighborhood of immigrants.
After graduating in 1949, he served as rural doctor in Jacinto Aráuz, La Pampa, for twelve years. Married to María Antonia, his high school sweetheart.
In January 1962, he joined the Cleveland Clinic, from the United States, where he remained until June 19There he developed coronary artery bypass surgery, or bypass techniques, which made its prestige to transcend the boundaries of that country. Favaloro performed 13,000 bypass until age 69, when he decided to devote himself entirely to teaching.
He returned in 1971, with the idea of developing a Center combining health care, research and education. With this objective, the Favaloro Foundation was created in 19In 1980 he founded the basic research laboratory that depended on the Department's research and teaching of the Fundación Favaloro. Later, it became the Institute of research in basic sciences from the University Institute of Biomedical Sciences, which, in turn, gave rise, in August 1998, the creation of the Universidad Favaloro.
In 1992 opened the Institute of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery of the Favaloro Foundation in Buenos Aires. He was an active member of 24 societies, corresponding of 4, and honorary 42.
He received innumerable international distinctions, among them: the John Scott Prize 1979, awarded by the city of Philadelphia, USA. UU; the creation of the Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery "Dr René G. Favaloro" (Tel Aviv University, Israel, 1980); the distinction of the Fundación Conchita Rábago de Giménez Díaz (Madrid, Spain, 1982); the award master of Argentina medicine (1986); the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1987) award; The Gairdner Foundation International Award, granted by the Gairdner Foundation (Toronto, Canada, 1987); the René Leriche Prize 1989, awarded by the international society of surgery; Gifted Teacher Award from the American College of Cardiology (1992); the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement (1993); the Prince Mahidol award, granted by his Majesty the King of Thailand (Bangkok, Thailand, 1999).
Life was removed on Saturday, July 29, 2000 at his home in the city of Buenos Aires by a shot to the heart. The tragic decision would have been the emergence of a serious caused by the financial and economic difficulties depression facing the Foundation presided over, aggravated by the lack of sensitivity and responses by various entities, both public and private, that remained unpaid debts in the amount of 18 million dollars with your institution.

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