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January 14, 2011 / jmeuropeana

James Cook, Dracula, Georg Friendrich Kauffmann

On the 14th of January –
Captain James Cook is killed; Dracula movie released; Georg Friedrich Kauffmann is born.

In 1779 captain James Cook is killed near Kealakekua on the Island of Hawaii. The event inspired the following ballet:
Aankondiging van voorstelling: 1816-11-09

The Dracula movie with Bella Lugosi in the title role premieres in New York. Dracula was based on Vlad Tepes Dracul, a transsylvanian prince:
Vlad Tepes Dracul

In 1679 German organist and composer Georg Friedrich Kauffmann was born in Ostramundra.
Ein Kind geboren zu Bethlehem

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