Happy Birthday Marianne, we say in broken English – before the poison. What a road you’ve walked and what a voice.
Good luck, good health and we hope we hear many more songs from you.
- Happy Birthday Tomi Ungerer
- Happy Birthday Winnie the Pooh
Today Tomi Ungerer, satirist and illustrator, turns 75. When Tomi Ungerer is compared to other artists often the names of the very best like Goya, Hogarth, George Grosz or Daumier are used to describe his work. He became famous with witty children books but also for his erotic, sarcastic and political drawings. 1998 he was given the Hans Christian Andersen Award for his life work on children books. But still until today it is almost impossible to buy one of his books in the UK or the US…
Today its exactly 80 years ago that A. A. Milne’s book on the fictional bear Winnie-the-Pooh was first published with illustrations by E. H. Shepard. “Winnie-the-Pooh” was published by Methuen on October 14th, 1926, followed by “The House at Pooh Corner” (1928), and the poetry books “When We Were Very Young” and “Now We Are [...]