#OTD in 1950 – Death of playwright, critic and polemicist, George Bernard Shaw.

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” –George Bernard Shaw Born in Dublin in 1856, Shaw is the only person to receive both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion (adaptation of his play of the […]

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#OTD in 1950 – Death of playwright, critic and polemicist, George Bernard Shaw.

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” –George Bernard Shaw Born in Dublin in 1856, Shaw is the only person to receive both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion (adaptation of his play of the […]

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#OTD in 1950 – Death of playwright, critic and polemicist, George Bernard Shaw.

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” –George Bernard Shaw Born in Dublin in 1856, Shaw is the only person to receive both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion (adaptation of his play of the […]

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1950 – Death of playwright, critic and polemicist, George Bernard Shaw, known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond.

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” –George Bernard Shaw Born in Dublin in 1856, Shaw is the only person to receive both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion (adaptation of his play of the […]

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