Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items for:

Performing Arts x Sport and Leisure x clear all

ATHA, Bernard Peter (<i>born</i> 1928), Principal Lecturer in Business Studies, Huddersfield Technical College, 1973–90; Lord Mayor, City of Leeds, 2000–01

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Arts and Humanities; History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Performing Arts; Theatre; History of Art; Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections. 349 words.

Go to Who's Who and Who Was Who »  home page

capoeira

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Sport and Leisure.

A stylized martial-art dance originating from Brazilian slave culture, which is characterized by acrobatic fighting manœuvres and athletic dance steps. It has been designated as a national...

See overview in Oxford Index

Eugen Sandow

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Sport and Leisure.

(1876–1925)

German strongman and actor. Known as the ‘Mighty Monarch of Muscle’, Sandow appeared in 1889 in London, wrestling and lifting weights (including a carthorse). In 1893...

See overview in Oxford Index

kalarippayattu

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Sport and Leisure.

The martial art of Kerala, India. Dating from at least the twelfth century, every village had its own kalari (place of training) for the exercise/training (payattu) of local fighters under...

See overview in Oxford Index

SCHWARZENEGGER, Arnold Alois (<i>born</i> 1947), actor; Governor of California, 2003–11; Co-founder, Chair and Governor Downey Professor of State and Global Policy, Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, University of Southern California, since 2012

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Performing Arts; Theatre. 300 words.

Go to Who's Who and Who Was Who »  home page