#329 Maria Muldaur / Michael Ondaatje – 12 September 1943

Maria Muldaur

Photo by Ed Yourdon

Maria Muldaur (born Maria Grazia Rosa Domenica D’Amato; September 12, 1943 in Greenwich Village, New York) is a folk-blues singer who was part of the American folk music revival in the early 1960s. She recorded the 1974 hit song “Midnight at the Oasis,” and continues to record albums in the folk traditions.

Michael Ondaatje

Photo by Tulane Public Relations

Philip Michael Ondaatje, OC  (born 12 September 1943) is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist and poet of Colombo Chetty and Burgher origin. He is perhaps best known for his Booker Prize-winning novel, The English Patient, which was adapted into an Academy-Award-winning film

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Muldaur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Ondaatje

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