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    • The current name was in use at least by the time of Shakespeare's King Lear (between 1603 and 1606), in which the town and its cliffs play a prominent role.Dover-Wikipedia
    • The greatest actor of the period, Edmund Kean, restored the tragic ending to King Lear; Coleridge said that, "Seeing him act was like reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning."Romanticism-Wikipedia
    • At the time of his death, Welles was in talks with a French production company to direct a film version of the Shakespeare play King Lear, in which he would also play the title role.Orson Welles-Wikipedia
    • In King Lear, the old king commits the tragic error of giving up his powers, initiating the events which lead to the torture and blinding of the Earl of Gloucester and the murder of Lear's youngest daughter Cordelia.William Shakespeare-Wikipedia
    • He wrote incidental music for King Lear and planned an opera based on As You Like It, but abandoned that once he turned his attention to setting Maeterlinck's play.Claude Debussy-Wikipedia
    • At around the same time he began to consider creating an opera from Shakespeare's King Lear.Giuseppe Verdi-Wikipedia

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