Some of the most remarkable individuals
"The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen." *Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~ Maya Angelou
Josephine Baker in1929 - Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was an American dancer, singer, and actress who found fame in her adopted homeland of France. She was given such nicknames as the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and the "Créole Goddess". Baker was the first African American female to star in a major motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. She is also noted for her contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, f...
Maria Callas (American born Greek Opera singer) A soprano most famous and controversial singer of the 20th century. Referred to by her fans as The La Divina meaning "the Divine One" She sang at "The Paris Opera, The Royal Opera House In London, The Berlin State Opera, the Lyric Chicago, The Dallas Opera and The Metropolitan Opera in New York City. Divorced her husband and had an ongoing affair with Ari Onassis.