December 20th, 2017

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Elsie de Wolfe (December 20, 1865 – July 12, 1950)

Elsie de Wolfe was an actress, interior decorator, author of the influential 1913 book The House in Good Taste, and a prominent figure in New York, Paris, and London society. Bessie Marbury was a highly successful theatrical agent (her clients included Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw), as well as the woman who made a series of suggestions to de Wolfe that led to the interior designer becoming a pioneer in her field. Since 1892, she lived openly with De Wolfe in what many observers accepted as a lesbian relationship. De Wolfe's 1926 marriage to diplomat Sir Charles Mendl was page-one news in the New York Times. The Times said, "The intended marriage comes as a great surprise to her friends." As the Times put it: “When in New York she makes her home with Miss Elisabeth Marbury at 13 Sutton Place.” Dave Von Drehle speaks of “the willowy De Wolfe and the masculine Marbury... cutting a wide path through Manhattan society. Gossips called them "the Bachelors.” De Wolfe was noticeably absent from Marbury's funeral, despite the fact that she was the prime beneficiary of Marbury's will.

Timeline & Places:

• December 20, 1865: born.

• 1892: lived at Irving House, 122 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003, USA, sharing with Elizabeth Marbury

• July 12, 1950: died. Buried at Père Lachaise Cemetery, 16 Rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, Francia

References:

Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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Queer Places, Vol. 1.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World Authored by Elisa Rolle
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Queer New York City: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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ISBN-10: 1979628807
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Queer Places, Vol. 3.1: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Queer France: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Glenn Rowen (January 22, 1933 - December 20, 1992)

Glenn Rowen was a singer and member of the New York City Opera chorus for 17 years. He died on December 20, 1992, at his home in Manhattan. He was 59 years old. (He died of AIDS, said Susan Woelzl, the opera's director of publicity. Mr. Rowen was born in Roswell, N.M., and was a graduate of Indiana University. He served in the United States Army in Germany from 1956 to 1962. Following his tour of duty, he sang with the Munich Opera and the Munich Chamber Choir. In addition to the New York City Opera, he sang with the American Chamber Opera, the Robert Shaw Chorale, the Harry Belafonte Singers and the De Paur Chorus. The Belafonte Folk Singers was not a choir, it was about twelve soloists forming a group. This group of singers and musicians conducted by Robert DeCormier was founded in 1957 to follow Harry Belafonte along the tours. They were very successful and talented and they made three records on their own. They can also be heard on a number of other recordings with Harry Belafonte.

Timeline & Places:

• January 22, 1933: born.

• December 20, 1992: died. Buried at Roseland Cemetery  Monticello, Jefferson County, Florida, USA

References:

Queer Places, Vol. 1.3: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World Authored by Elisa Rolle
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Moss Hart (October 24, 1904 – December 20, 1961)

Playwright Moss Hart was Gordon Merrick's lover during his Broadway years. Moss Hart (October 24, 1904 – December 20, 1961) was an American playwright and theatre director. He died of a heart attack at the age of 57 on December 20, 1961, at his winter home in Palm Springs, California. He was entombed in a crypt at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York.

Timeline & Places:

• October 24, 1904: born.

• December 20, 1961: died. Buried at Ferncliff Cemetery, 280 Secor Rd, Hartsdale, NY 10530, Stati Uniti

References:

Queer Places, Vol. 1.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World Authored by Elisa Rolle
ISBN-13: 978-1544066585 (CreateSpace-Assigned)
ISBN-10: 1544066589
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Queer New York State: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Robert Colquhoun (December 20, 1914 - September 20, 1962)

Robert Colquhoun was a Scottish painter, printmaker and theatre set designer. Robert MacBryde was a Scottish still life and figure painter and a theatre set designer. Colquhoun won a scholarship to study at the Glasgow School of Art, where he met MacBryde with whom he established a lifelong relationship and professional collaboration, the pair becoming known as "the two Roberts". Colquhoun died, an alcoholic, in relative obscurity in London in 1962. MacBryde moved to Dublin, where he was killed in a traffic accident in 1966. Their friend Anthony Cronin describes them with respect and affection in his memoir Dead as Doornails. An old BBC black & white documentary film exists, of the two Roberts made by Ken Russell in the 1950's showing them painting together in Suffolk.

Timeline & Places:

• December 20, 1914: born.

• 1930s: attended Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6RQ, Regno Unito

• 1941: lived at Bedford Gardens Studios, 77 Bedford Gardens, Kensington, London W8 7EG, Regno Unito, sharing with Robert MacBryde

• September 20, 1962: died.

References:

Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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ISBN-10: 1500563323
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Queer Places, Vol. 2.1: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Queer Places, Vol. 2.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Sky Gilbert (born December 20, 1952)

Schuyler Lee (Sky) Gilbert, Jr. (born December 20, 1952) is a Canadian writer, actor, academic and drag performer. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, he studied theatre at York University in Toronto, Ontario, and at the University of Toronto, before becoming the co-founder and artistic director of Buddies in Bad Times, a Toronto theatre company dedicated to LGBT drama. Gilbert's drag name is Jane. Sky also teaches a course on Playwrighting at the University of Guelph.

Timeline & Places:

• December 20, 1952: born.

• 1970s: attended University of Toronto, King's College Cir, Toronto, ON M5S, Canada

• 1978: founded Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St, Toronto, ON M4Y 1B4, Canada

References:

Queer Places, Vol. 3.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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ISBN-10: 1544068433
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