What makes it famous is that it wasn't a sex scandal but a non-sex scandal. One of the plays, The Countess , was at the centre of a just-resolved copyright dispute between its author, Gregory Murphy, and the actor Emma Thompson. The outline is familiar. In the year-old Ruskin — two volumes of the influential Modern Painters to his name and at work on The Seven Lamps of Architecture — married Euphemia Gray, the beautiful year-old daughter of family friends. What reverberated then and now was that the reason given for ending the union was non-consummation. But though her face was beautiful, her person was not formed to excite passion.
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Wayne married Chata, but the marriage was a tumultuous one. Chata had a vicious temper and drank heavily. Palette became pregnant while Wayne was still married to Chata, and fearing the scandal would ruin his career, persuaded her to have an abortion. Depressed and stressed by the cultural shift from Peru to Hollywood, Palette became addicted to sleeping pills. One night, while on location with Wayne in Louisiana, she slit her wrists while hallucinating.
J ohn Fogerty would like to make it very clear that he is happy now. That needs spelling out because, for many years after the demise of his band Creedence Clearwater Revival, he was famous for being miserable. For a short while, Creedence Clearwater Revival were the biggest band in America and, after the Beatles split up, the world.
Drummer John Bonham was the heartbeat of Led Zeppelin. When his great heart stopped the life went out of the band. It was a tragedy for rock music as well as for friends and family when he died at the age of 32 on September 25, After several personal tragedies had rocked the band in the mids, it seemed as if Zeppelin were poised to make the ultimate resurgence.