March 10th People

March 10th

03-10-1924 – 01-14-2009 Angela Morley (Walter “Wally” Stott) – Born in Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. She was an English composer and conductor. In 1972, Morley underwent sex reassignment surgery. In 1988 and 1990, Morley won Emmy Awards for her work in music arrangement, both in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction. She also received an Emmy nominations for composing music for the television series Dynasty and Dallas. Morley was twice nominated for an Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song Score/Adaptation for The Little Prince (1974) and The Slipper and the Rose (1976). She was the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Academy Award. Morley died of a heart attack in 2009 in Scottsdale, Arizona.


03-10-1955 Holly Hughes – Born in Saginaw, Michigan. She is an American lesbian performance artist. Her most famous and influential performance was in 1996 with Clit Notes. Her performances explores sexuality, body images, and the female mind. She has won an Obie Award and a Lambda Book Award. Hughes also received 7 grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. She works as an associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Art & Design. In 2010, she received a Guggenheim Fellowship.


03-10-1956 Mitchell Lichtenstein – Born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is the son of Roy Lichtenstein and is an American actor, writer, producer, and director. In the film, The Wedding Banquet (1993), he played a gay Taiwanese man living in the United States who is forced to marry by his parents. Other credits include Streamers (1983). His film Happy Tears premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2009. His film Angelica was screened at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival in February, 2015. He is openly gay.

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