Who is Oscar Wilde?

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death.

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Music Based On The Works Of Oscar Wilde
... This is an incomplete list of music based on the works of Oscar Wilde ... Oscar Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, novelist, short story writer and wit, whose works have been the basis of a considerable number of musical works by ... Some are direct settings of Wilde's words or libretti based on them, and some are wordless settings inspired by his writings ...
Stephen Fry's Podgrams - Episodes - Series 2
... upcoming changes 2 "Beauty of Soul Oscar Wilde" 3 ... December 2008 (2008-12-03) Fry talks at his love of Oscar Wilde ... This podgram was partly an advert for his audio series of "Oscar Wilde's Short Stories" 3 "Language" 22 ... December 2008 (2008-12-22) Fry discusses his love of language and dislike of pedants ...
Charles Osborne (music Writer) - Life and Career
... Blithe Spirit (2004), by Noël Coward, and Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest ... The only one of Wilde's works not yet produced, Constance was unearthed, translated and adapted by Osborne from the original French ... being a fascinating rendering of a genuine Oscar Wilde play, with the secretary of the Oscar Wilde Society, Michael Seeney, calling the performance of Constance “a premiere” ...
The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao - Plot - Part I - Chapter Four: Sentimental Education (1988-1992)
... This chapter explores Oscar's time at Rutgers, and introduces the narrator, Yunior, who was Oscar's roommate and Lola's boyfriend ... When Oscar tries to kill himself over a girl at the end of sophomore year, Yunior steps up and rooms with him the next year in the dorm called Demarest ... Oscar and Yunior get a room specified in the “writing” section ...

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    Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after dinner.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
    —Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)