talked about

See: renowned
References in classic literature ?
People talked about him, were interested in him, and wanted to meet him.
A circle soon formed round Speranski, and the old man who had talked about his subordinate Pryanichnikov addressed a question to him.
I've talked about theatres and music-halls, of events of the day, I've even--Heaven help me--talked of racing and football, but I might as well have talked of Herbert Spencer.
To listen to conversation about such things would mean to be bored, wherefore the idlers decree that such things are shop and must not be talked about.
Health workers should be celebrating that sex is being talked about.