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Akbar

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Islam — Society and Culture — World History.

(b. 1542, r. 1556–1605)

Mughal emperor, known as ‘The Great’. He showed a constructive interest in

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Bull, Ole

Russell C. Nelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Strings; Composition. 1828 words.

Bull, Ole (05 February 1810–17 August 1880), concert violinist, composer, and patriot, was born Ole Bornemann Bull in Bergen, Norway, the son of Johan Storm Bull, an apothecary, and Anna...

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Durbar

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — World History — Architecture.

Hall or space used for private audiences with rulers in India.

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Kabīr

Overview page. Subjects: Religious Studies — Indian Music — Hinduism — World History.

(c.1398–c.1448)

A North Indian poet and mystic. A substantial hagiographical literature and numerous legends

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Luahine, Iolani

Barbara Bennett Peterson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance; Voice; Australasian and Pacific History; World History. 1306 words.

Luahine, Iolani (31 January 1915–10 December 1978), kuma hula (hula master teacher), dancer, and chanter, kuma hula (hula master teacher), dancer, and chanter, was born Harriet Lanihau...

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Rammohun Roy

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Religious Studies — History — Biographical Studies — World History.

Early 19th-cent. reformer of Bengal, pioneer of Brahmo Sangeet. SeeBrahmo Sangeet.

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