April 1

John Wilmot

John Wilmot (2nd Earl of Rochester) (born April 1, 1647) British poet

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Read "The Restoration's filthiest poet (and why we need him)"
by Ed Simon

"His verse was so scandalous his complete works weren’t compiled until the early twentieth century. Even then, many of his lyrics were deleted, lest academic publishers find themselves charged with obscenity."

Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle (born April 1, 1961) U.K. singer

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Watch Susan Boyle sing "I dreamed a dream" on Britain's Got Talent (2009)
 here


Milan Kundera

Milan Kundera (born April 1, 1929) Czech-French novelist – The Joke (1967)

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Edmond Rostand

Edmond Rostand (born April 1, 1868) French playwright, poet – Cyrano de Bergerac

Read about Edmond Rostand here

Read online Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac