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Kantor

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Ger.). The director of music at a German Protestant church and usually also of any choir school or similar institution attached to such a church. Bach, for example, was Kantor of the...

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Kantor

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Ger.). The director of music at a German Protestant church and usually also of any choir school or similar institution attached to such a church. Bach, for example, was Kantor of the...

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Tadeusz Kantor

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(b. Wielopole, Poland, 6 April 1915; d. Cracow, 8 Dec. 1990)

Painter, stage designer and director. During the Second World War Kantor founded an underground experimental theatre of...

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Kantor (ii)

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 132 words.

In Germany, the director of music in a Lutheran church and usually also the musical head of a Gymnasium, Lateinschule or other educational establishment connected with the church. From the...

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Morris Kantor

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1896–1974).

Painter. An independent, he employed both representational and nonobjective elements, often to gently bemused effect. Originally from Minsk, Russia (now Belarus), he...

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Kantor, MacKinlay

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1114 words.

Kantor, MacKinlay (04 February 1904–11 October 1977), novelist and short-story writer, was born Benjamin McKinlay Kantor in Webster City, Iowa, the son of John Martin Kantor and Effie...

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Kantor, Jacob Robert

Paul T. Mountjoy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 1318 words.

Kantor, Jacob Robert (08 August 1888–02 February 1984), psychologist, was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the son of Russian immigrants Julius Kantor and Mary Slocum. He earned both the...

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Götting, Valentin - Kantor

F.E. Kirby.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 232 words.

(b Witzenhausen; fl 1587–9). German Kantor. He is known principally for the Compendium musicae modulativae, quale brevitate ordinis commoditate et facilitate nunquam visum, observatum et in...

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Jacob Robert Kantor

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

J. Robert Kantor was born on 8 August 1888 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to Russian immigrants. His first interest in science was in chemistry at the University of Chicago, but an...

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Kantor, MacKinlay

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1904–77), Iowa-born author, best known for his novels, which include Long Remember (1934), about the Battle of Gettysburg; The Voice of Bugle Ann (1935), about a foxhound whose master...

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Kantor

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 73 words.

1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cantor, an official of a synagogue whose duty is to sing liturgical music

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