"A museum is a place where one should lose one's head."
Happy birthday Renzo Piano!
Renzo Piano (born September 14, 1937) is an Italian architect. He has designed some of the world's highest profile buildings, including, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the New York Times headquarters, the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, and many others.
Happy birthday Yma Sumac!
Yma Sumac (September 13, 1922 – November 1, 2008) was a Peruvian soprano who rose to international renown because of her considerable vocal range, which was said to be "well over four octaves." Sumac popularized exotica music, which was characterized by a tropical sound, often casually attributed to Oceania (Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Hawaii), although this attribution was largely imagined and popularized by Western culture.
"I've started to kind of hate people, and it's not because I have anything against them. It's just, I enjoy it. It's recreation."
Happy birthday Louis C.K.!
Louis C.K. (born September 12, 1967) is a Mexican-American comedian. He writes, does stand-up, acts, directs and produces. His most recent series is FX's Louie, for which he has won four Emmys.
Happy birthday Victor Wooten!
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Victor Wooten (born September 11, 1964) is an American bass player, composer, author and producer. He is best known for playing bass in the bluegrass band Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. He is widely considered one of the world's premiere contemporary bassists. He has received five Grammy awards.
Happy birthday Adam Sandler!
Adam Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer. After making a name for himself on Saturday Night Live, Sandler went on to appear in and produce a series of goofy comedies including Happy Gilmore (1996), The Wedding Singer (1998), The Water Boy (1998), and others.
Happy birthday Peter Sellers!
Peter Sellers (September 8, 1925—July 24, 1980) was a British comedian and actor. He is best known for his uncanny impressions. His most notable performances came in Dr. Strangelove: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), A Shot in the Dark (1964), and the Pink Panther films.
Happy birthday Roger Waters!
Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is a British musician and songwriter. He is best known as the leader and main songwriter for the rock band Pink Floyd. He was a major force in the creation of the concept albums The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), The Wall (1979), and The Final Cut (1983).