M is for Marx, Monroe, Moorehead, McDowall, Mapplethorpe, Madonna and Miro #atozchallenge

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M is for Mouse.
Joan Miro "Figures and Dog in front of the Sun" (1949)
Joan Miro “Figures and Dog in front of the Sun” (1949)

Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, was established in his adoptive city of Palma de Mallorca in 1981.

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress and model. Famous for playing “dumb blonde” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s, emblematic of the era’s attitudes towards sexuality.

Agnes Robertson Moorehead was an American actress whose career of six decades included work in radio, stage, film, and television. She is chiefly known for her role as Endora on the television series Bewitched.

Robert Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe was an American photographer, known for his sensitive yet blunt treatment of controversial subject-matter in the large-scale, highly stylized black and white medium of photography.

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“I wouldn’t want to belong to any club that would accept me as a member.”

Groucho [Julius Henry] Marx [1895-1977]

Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx was an American comedian and film and television star. He was known as a master of quick wit and is widely considered one of the best comedians of the modern era.

Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV.

Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude “Roddy” McDowall was an English-American actor, film director, photographer, and voice artist. His roles included Cornelius, Caesar, and Galen in the Planet of the Apes film and television series.

I am taking part in the April A to Z Blog Challenge. Every day in the month of April, I will post a blog entry related to a letter of the alphabet. I gave it some thought and wanted to keep it in line with what I write about here on Waldina.com and came up with famous quotes, people that inspire and music that resonates with me.

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2 thoughts on “M is for Marx, Monroe, Moorehead, McDowall, Mapplethorpe, Madonna and Miro #atozchallenge

  1. And you can add ‘author’ to Madonna’s list of careers. The Burley Glenwood has several books that she wrote — they are at the level usually read by 3rd through 6th graders.

    Waldina wrote: > Scott Parker-Anderson posted: ” Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Spanish > painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum > dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his > native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundació Pilar i > Joan Miró, was ” >

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