Monday, January 19, 2009

January 19 Birthdays: Paul Cezanne and Phil Everly

Paul Cezanne, artist
Jan. 19, 1839-Oct. 22, 1906

Paul Cezanne: A Painter's Journey by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by works from the National Gallery of Art (Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2006)

French artist Cezanne and his work are featured in this introduction to this talented Post-Impressionist painter.

The National Gallery of Art exhibit, Cezanne in Provence, offers a chronology, images and background. Visit today!

Phil Everly, musician
Jan. 19, 1939-

Shake, Rattle & Roll: The Founders of Rock & Roll by Holly George-Warren, illustrated by Laura Levine (Houghton Mifflin, 2001)

In a page of text devoted to The Everly Brothers, readers learn Phil and his brother Don started out singing country but crossed over to rock and roll. Wake Up Little Susie was one of their biggest hits.

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986, a timeline and short bio of The Everly Brothers is posted at