March 7th

by Milos Itic on March 7, 2011

10 people born on this day (March 7th):

  1. Joseph-Maurice Ravel (1875) – French composer of Impressionist music known especially for his melodies, orchestral and instrumental textures and effects. Much of his piano music, chamber music, vocal music and orchestral music has entered the standard concert repertoire
  2. Rachel Hannah Weisz (1970) – English film and theatre actress and fashion model
  3. Ivan Lendl (1960) – Former World No. 1 professional tennis player. Originally from Czechoslovakia, Lendl became a United States citizen
  4. Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930) – English photographer and film maker. He was married to Princess Margaret, younger daughter of King George VI and younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II. He is known professionally, and credited, simply as Snowdon
  5. Boris Mikhaylovich Kustodiev (1878) – Russian painter and stage designer
  6. Nicéphore Niépce (1765) – French inventor, most noted as one of the inventors of photography and a pioneer in the field
  7. Ewald Christian von Kleist (1715 ) – German poet and officer
  8. Bret Easton Ellis (1964 ) – American novelist and short story writer
  9. Pieter Cornelis “Piet” Mondriaan (1872) – Dutch painter
  10. James Joseph Broderick III (1927) – American actor

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