Elise was happy in her big sleep
Until the mad dog’s growling
Awoke it’s bearded master.
Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer, died today in 1827.
Walt Whitman, American poet, and journalist, died on this day in 1892.
Raymond Chandler, British – American author, died on this day in 1959.
Noël Coward, English playwright, died today in 1973.