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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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Drottningholm

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

The winter palace of the Swedish royal family, on an island to the west of Stockholm. It was built in 1662 for Queen Eleonora of Sweden.

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Ghazal

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies — Islam — Society and Culture — Indian Music.

A variety of poetry written in Arabic and Persian. As a musical form, the ghazal has been in vogue in

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Howard Johnson

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Music.

Howard Deering Johnson (1897–1972), the only son of a Boston tobacconist, was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, a small industrial city bordering Boston on the south. The family lived in the...

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KELLY, Frederick Septimus (1881 - 1916)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti; Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure. 188 words.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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

b. 12 July 1948, Lyallpur (later renamed Faisalabad), Pakistan, d. 16 August 1997, London, England. One of the most popular

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Qawwālī

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

Qawwālī is the most popular genre of Ṣūf  ī music performed in South Asia. Originating in the Chishtī-Niẓāmī Ṣūfī order as

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Ramayana

Overview page. Subjects: Social and Cultural History — Indian Music — Religious Studies — History — Customs and Traditions.

In the form attributed to the legendary sage Vālmīki, one of two great Sanskrit Epics (the other being the

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RICE, Timothy (Miles Bindon) (<i>born</i> 1944), writer and broadcaster

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Musicology and Music History; Music; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 507 words.

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TOWNELEY, Simon (Peter Edmund Cosmo William) (<i>born</i> 1921), Lord-Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Lancashire, 1976–96

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Art; Art; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Musicology and Music History; Music; Performing Arts. 245 words.

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