April 6

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington (born April 6, 1917) U.K. surrealist artist and writer – The Hearing Trumpet

Read the Wikipedia biography of Leonora Carrington

Read about Leonora Carrington when she was 92 years old, the age of her protagonist, Marian Leatherby, in The Hearing Trumpet

See more of Carrington’s art in Elisa Lovo’s blog post (in Portuguese)

Sinister Work (1973) Leonora Carrington
Sinister Work (1973)

Read an excerpt (in Spanish) from Carrington’s one-act play
The Invention of Mole

View a montage of Carrington’s art (Mexico City 2008 Exhibition)

Joanna Moorhead, Carrington's cousin, writes about the lessons a surrealist has for Corona virus lockdown

Lowell Thomas

Lowell Thomas (born April 6, 1892) U.S. newsman, broadcaster, author – With Lawrence in Arabia (1924)