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  • English essayist, poet, and dramatist Joseph Addison.

    Joseph Addison

    (1672 - 1719)

  • Aegidius of Zamora

    (c. 1240 - c. 1320)

  • Steve Albini

  • Apollonius of Rhodes

  • Color drawing of Jane Austen sitting in a chair wearing a blue dress

    Jane Austen

    (1775 - 1817)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    (1685 - 1750)

  • Dorothy Baker

    (1907 - 1968)

  • Thomas Bernhard

    (1931 - 1989)

  • Jonathan Biss

  • Björk

  • Image from an illuminated manuscript of Boethius teaching two students.

    Boethius

    (c. 480 - c. 524)

  • John Cage

    John Cage

    (1912 - 1992)

  • Alejo Carpentier

    (1904 - 1980)

  • Italian courtier, diplomat, and writer Baldassare Castiglione.

    Baldassare Castiglione

    (1478 - 1529)

  • Maddalena Casulana

    (c. 1544 - c. 1590)

  • Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar, and writer Marcus Tullius Cicero.

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

    (106 BC - 43 BC)

  • Claude Debussy

    (1862 - 1918)

  • Photograph of African-American abolitionist and U.S. diplomat Frederick Douglass.

    Frederick Douglass

    (c. 1818 - 1895)

  • American sociologist and reformer W. E. B. Du Bois.

    W.E.B. Du Bois

    (1868 - 1963)

  • Diego Durán

    (c. 1537 - 1588)

  • Louise Erdrich

  • Statue of the Persian poet Ferdowsi.

    Ferdowsi

    (c. 935 - c. 1020)

  • Margaret Fuller

    (1810 - 1850)

  • William Gaddis

    (1922 - 1998)