December 7

Willa Cather

Willa Cather (born December 7, 1873) US novelist

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Watch a documentary about Willa Cather

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928) U.S. linguist, philosopher

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Watch Noam Chomsky talk about language in this 1989 interview

Dom Joseph Pothier

Dom Joseph Pothier (born December 7, 1835) French monk (Benedictine), Gregorian chant scholar, composer – Les mélodies grégoriennes: d’après la tradition (French Edition) / Traditional Gregorian Melodies (1880)

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Listen to Gregorian chant

Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi

Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi [عبدالرحمن صوفی] (born December 7, 903) Persian astronomer – Book of Fixed Stars

See some illustrations from the Book of Fixed Stars here

Watch a short video about Abd Al-Rahman Al-Sufi