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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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Nelson, John (bap. 1726, d. 1812), statuary and mason

James Lawson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 782 words.

Nelson, John (bap. 1726, d. 1812), statuary and mason, was baptized on 9 April 1726 at St Andrew's Church, Penrith, Westmorland, the son of Richard and Ann Nelson, of whom nothing is...

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Isaac, Samuel (1812–1886), merchant and projector of the Mersey Tunnel

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 489 words.

Isaac, Samuel (1812–1886), merchant and projector of the Mersey Tunnel, son of Lewis Isaac (c.1788–1879), a furniture broker, of Poole, Dorset, and his wife, Catherine (c.1789–1863),...

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