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Georges Boulanger

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

(1837–91)

French general and politician. He won increasing popular support for his campaign for revenge on Germany after the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71). In 1886 he became...

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Georges Boulanger

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

(1837–91)

French general and politician. He won increasing popular support for his campaign for revenge on Germany after the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71). In 1886 he became...

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Boulanger, Georges Ernest (1837–91)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 101 words.

(1837–91)

French general and politician. He won increasing popular support for his campaign for revenge on Germany

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Boulanger, Georges Ernest (1837–91)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 103 words.

He won increasing popular support for his campaign for revenge on Germany after the *Franco-Prussian War (1870–71). In ...

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Boulanger, Georges (1837–91)

Edited by Peter France.

in The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 66 words.

(1837–91).

French general and politician. He acquired great popularity as war minister in 1886–8, was elected

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Lessard, John (3 July 1920)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 569 words.

As a child he studied composition with henry Cowell. He went on to study with nadia Boulanger, Georges

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Barse, George Randolph, the Younger

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 245 words.

American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1861, in Detroit (Michigan); died 1938, in Katonah (New York), committed suicide.

Painter, pastellist, engraver. Animals,...

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Henriet, Charles Louis d'

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 37 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born 28 September 1829, in Lons-le-Saulnier (Jura).

Glass painter, engraver, lithographer.

Charles Louis d'Henriet is known for his...

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Gardiner, Sir John Eliot (born 1943), conductor

George Pratt.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 603 words.

(b Fontmell Magna, Dorset, 20 April 1943). English conductor. He read history and Arabic at King’s College, Cambridge, before studying music with Thurston Dart at King’s College, London,...

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Vincent, John (1902 - 1977), composer, teacher

W. Thomas Marrocco.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 467 words.

(b Birmingham, AL, 17 May 1902; d Santa Monica, CA, 21 Jan 1977). American composer and teacher. He studied at the New England Conservatory under Converse and Chadwick (diploma 1927), at...

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Calvet Quartet

Tully Potter.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 207 words.

French string quartet. It was founded in Paris in 1919 by Joseph Calvet (b Toulouse, 8 Oct 1897; d Paris, 4 May 1984), Georges Mignot, Léon Pascal and Paul Mas. Mignot and Pascal had...

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Pirie, George (Sir)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 394 words.

British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 5 December 1863, in Campbeltown (Argyll); died 17 February 1946, in Torrance (Stirlingshire).

Painter. Animals.

George...

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Fille du régiment, La

William Ashbrook.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1840 words.

Opéra comique in two acts by gaetano Donizetti to a libretto by jules-henri vernoy de Saint-georges and jean-françois-alfred Bayard, later revised to an Italian translation by...

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Benson, Frank Weston

Sheila Dugan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1990 words.

Benson, Frank Weston (24 March 1862–14 November 1951), painter, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the son of George Wiggin Benson, a successful cotton merchant, and Elisabeth Frost Poole....

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Valtat, Louis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 4039 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 August 1869, in Dieppe; died 2 January 1952, in Paris.

Painter, engraver. Nudes, landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes, flowers.

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Melchers, (Julius) Gari(baldi)

Joseph G. Dreiss.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 346 words.

(b Detroit, MI, Aug 11, 1860; d Falmouth, VA, Nov 30, 1932).

American painter. Son of a Westphalian sculptor, Julius Theodore Melchers (1829–1909), he studied at the...

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Metcalf, Willard Leroy

Francis Murphy.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 424 words.

(b Lowell, MA, July 1, 1858; d New York, March 9, 1925).

American painter and illustrator. His formal education was limited, and at 17 he was apprenticed to the painter...

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Willard Leroy Metcalf

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1858–1925).

Painter and illustrator. Remembered particularly for New England landscapes, he worked in an impressionist style tempered by the atmospheric poetry of tonalism....

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Classical Music and African Americans

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1438 words.

The term classical music has many varied and often vague meanings, but it most commonly refers to the European tradition of music performed in concert settings, with an emphasis on...

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Composers

Mildred Denby Green.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3768 words.

For over one hundred years, black women have expressed themselves through musical composition creating a variety of both vocal and instrumental original works. They have composed solo...

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Walker, George Theophilus

Daniel Donaghy.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1116 words.

composer, pianist, and college professor, was born in Washington, D.C., to West Indian–American parents. His father immigrated to Philadelphia and studied at Temple University Medical...

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