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"This follows on from my quiz "The Rose", but this time I need you to guess the name of these famous men who have a rose cultivar named after them."
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Can you scent out which man created the perfumes "Fahrenheit", "Poison" and "J'Adore"?
This man could look down but wouldn't be able to see the forest for trees as he ascended into the clouds to become the first man to fly across the English Channel. Who was this aviator?
Alexandre Dumas did not use rose tinted glasses when he wrote about this antagonist who was also a thorn in the side to three swashbuckling heroes. Who was this Frenchman?
Duc de Normandie
Comte de Bergerac
Hallelujah! This man put the roses in everyone's cheeks when he said he would "reign forever and ever". Who was this composer?
Johann Sebastian Bach
George Frideric Handel
Ludwig van Beethoven
Which actor came up smelling like roses after he had an affair to remember which was notorious while he was "bringing up baby"?
This painter would gild the lily by adding very fine details to a certain flower on canvas, but there was not a frog in sight. Who was he?
Which writer created something miserable which would later be turned into a musical masterpiece featuring the melancholy "Bring Him Home" and "I Dreamed a Dream"?
E. E. Cummings
Jerome K. Jerome
Which politician made a flowery speech which promised to "fight on the beaches, fight on the landing grounds, fight in the fields and in the streets"?
Sir Winston Churchill
Charles De Gaulle
This singer and songwriter turned over a new leaf when he went solo and winged his way into the record books after he released the 1973 album, "Red Rose Speedway". Who was he?
Which legendary poet wrote these words?
"No more be grieved at that which thou hast done:
Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud;
Clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun,
And loathsome canker lives in sweetest bud."
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Compiled Jun 28 12