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1812

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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Ross, Andrew (1798–1859), optician

Gloria Clifton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 1499 words.

Ross, Andrew (1798–1859), optician, was born on 6 June 1798 in London, where he was baptized on 29 August 1798 at the Scotch Church in Crown Court, Russell Street, Covent Garden, the second...

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Hays, Isaac

Thomas A. Horrocks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology; Publishing; Surgery. 1367 words.

Hays, Isaac (05 July 1796–12 April 1879), physician and editor, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel Hays, a merchant, and Richea Gratz. A successful merchant in the...

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