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He also taught drama and literature at Nigerian universities. In 1960 he founded a theater group, where he put on his own plays and even acted in some. His first important play, A Dance of the Forests, was about Nigerian independence. In The Lion and the Jewel, Soyinka made fun of Westernized African schoolteachers. During the Nigerian civil war, Soyinka worked for a cease-fire and was arrested because of his work and writings. The government placed him in a cell all by himself for over a year.
After some years Beethoven realized that he could not hear things clearly anymore—not even what he himself was playing. Doctors told him he could never be cured. Beethoven stopped playing in public and kept away from people. But he still heard music in his mind, and he wrote down his musical ideas in his sketchbooks. These sketchbooks contained some of his finest music. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN DID YOU K Answer: b) student. © 2008 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. ★ NOW? Beethoven’s musical wo rks marked the beginnin gs of Roma ntic music.
SARAH BERNHARDT “The Divine Sarah” SE A T GH S RCH LI arah Bernhardt, called “the Divine Sarah” by playwright Oscar Wilde, is one of the greatest French actresses of the 19th century— and one of the most famous actresses of all time. In 1861, at age 17, Bernhardt was enrolled in the acting course at the Paris Conservatoire. She admired some of her teachers. But she considered the school’s methods too old-fashioned. Through a family Why do you suppose friend, Bernhardt was accepted into the Sarah Bernhardt national theater company, the Comédiewas nicknamed Française.
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