Jun 172021

William Hooper (born Boston, Massachusetts, 1742; died Hillsboro, North Carolina, October 14, 1790) signed the Declaration of Independence. He represented North Carolina. Born in Massachusetts, he graduated from Harvard and became an attorney. He moved to North Carolina and was elected to the state legislature. Passionate about establishing a new country, he had to hide from the British after they burned down his home.

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (born Oranienbaum, Russia, 1882; died New York, New York, April 6, 1971) was a Russian composer. Two of his most famous works are The Firebird and The Rite of Spring.

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