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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Smiles, Samuel (1812–1904), biographer and didact

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Biographical Studies. 2142 words.

Smiles, Samuel (1812–1904), biographer and didact, born in a house on the High Street, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, on 23 December 1812, was one of eleven children of Samuel Smiles,...

Day, Albert

Sarah W. Tracy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; US Politics; State and Local Government. 849 words.

Day, Albert (06 October 1812–26 April 1894), physician, temperance advocate, legislator, and leader in the treatment of inebriety, was born in Wells, Maine, the son of Nahum Day and Persis...