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WOLFF, Martin (1852 - 1919), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 61 words.

German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 19 May 1852, in Berlin; died 1919.

Sculptor.

Martin Wolff studied at the academy in Berlin and under his father Albert...

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Wolff, Martin (1872–1953), jurist

F. H. Lawson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 975 words.

Wolff, Martin (1872–1953), jurist, was born in Berlin on 26 September 1872, the elder child and only son of Wilhelm Wolff, banker, and his wife, Selma Ball. After studying under Heinrich...

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Martin Wolff (1872–1953)

Gerhard Dannemann.

in Jurists Uprooted

October 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 12383 words.

Legal scholars who left National Socialist Germany for Britain ranged from graduate students to some of the most eminent members of their profession. Martin Wolff can safely be said to have...

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Wolff, Martin (<i>died</i> 1502), composer

Stephen Keyl.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 221 words.

(d before 6 March 1502). German composer. A cleric by this name held a benefice controlled by the Elector Palatine from about 1490 until 6 March 1502, when it was given to another, since...

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Schonat, Hans-Wolff

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 242 words.

He was the son of the organ builder Martin Schonat (c1570–c1627) from Burgellern near Bamberg. Hans-Wolff

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Wolfe, Humbert [formerly Umberto Wolff] (1885–1940), poet and civil servant

Philip Bagguley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1489 words.

Wolfe, Humbert [formerly Umberto Wolff] (1885–1940), poet and civil servant, was born of Jewish parents in the via Fatebenefratelli, Milan, on 5 January 1885. He was the younger son and...

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Milton, Ernest Gianello (1890–1974), actor and author

Antonia J. Bunch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; Literature. 1576 words.

Milton, Ernest Gianello (1890–1974), actor and author, was born in San Francisco, California, USA, on 10 January 1890, the son of Martin Lichtenstaater Milton and Selma, née Wolff. He was...

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Jolowicz, Herbert Felix (1890–1954), jurist

F. H. Lawson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1125 words.

Jolowicz, Herbert Felix (1890–1954), jurist, was born in London on 16 July 1890, the third child and second son of Hermann Jolowicz (1849–1934), a Jewish silk merchant, and his wife, Marie...

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Christian Wolff

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

(1679–1754)

The principal follower and interpreter of Leibniz. Wolff was primarily a mathematician, but renowned as a systematic philosopher, supposing that all the necessary...

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Beyond Leibniz and Wolff: from immortality to the necessary ‘unity of the subject’

Udo Thiel.

in The Early Modern Subject

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 16775 words.

This chapter looks at those followers of Wolff who explain, modify or elaborate on Wolff’s theory. These include strict Wolffians such as Israel Gottlieb Canz as well as thinkers who are...

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WOLFF, Harald (<i>born</i> 1950), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 151 words.

German, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Berlin, and in Paris from 1975.

Born 1950, in Berlin.

Painter, draughtsman. Figure compositions, figures.

Ha...

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Halle

Walther Siegmund-Schultze.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 966 words.

Town in Germany, on the Saale river. Its known history goes back to 806; its musical tradition began with the foundation of the Halle monastery at Neuwerk in 1121, followed by the...

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12Poetics

Josh Robinson.

in The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 9124 words.

This chapter reviews a selection of the books on poetics published in 2013 and 2014. Focusing primarily on those works which reflect explicitly on the problem of defining poetics, it begins...

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Jurists Uprooted

Edited by Jack Beatson and Reinhard Zimmermann.

October 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Book. Subjects: History of Law. 866 pages.

Recent years have seen a growing body of literature on the contribution of scientists, historians, and literary and artistic figures who were forced to leave Germany and Austria after Adolf...

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The Actual and the Possible

Edited by Mark Sinclair.

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Metaphysics. 256 pages.

This volume offers a selection of essays by leading specialists on modality and the metaphysics of modality in the history of modern philosophy, from the seventeenth to the twentieth...

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German Refugees in Oxford—Some Personal Recollections

Barry Nicholas.

in Jurists Uprooted

October 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 2246 words.

This chapter presents the author's personal recollections of German refugees in Oxford, England. He came to Oxford as a student in 1937, his subject of study being Greek and Latin Languages...

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Cooke, Sam

Christopher Ian Foster.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 626 words.

gospel and pop musician, pioneer black record-company owner, and civil rights activist. Samuel Cook [sic] was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, to the Reverend Charley Cook and Annie Mae...

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Missionaries

Diana Zacharias.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 2435 words.

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Books Received

in Arbitration International

June 2011; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Company and Commercial Law; Competition Law; Employment and Labour Law; Settlement of Disputes. 1186 words.

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