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Goldfinger

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Goldfinger sprang from a new wave of ska punk bands formed in California, USA, in the wake of Green Day and the Offspring’s international breakthrough. Based in Los Angeles, Goldfinger ...

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Goldfinger

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Goldfinger sprang from a new wave of ska punk bands formed in California, USA, in the wake of Green Day and the Offspring’s international breakthrough. Based in Los Angeles, Goldfinger ...

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Goldfinger

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 474 words.

Goldfinger sprang from a new wave of ska punk bands formed in California, USA, in the wake of Green Day

Goldfinger, Ernő

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 391 words.

RA 1975; FRIBA 1963; private architect

Born Budapest, 11 Sept. 1902; s of late Dr Oscar Goldfinger and Regine (née Haiman); m 1931, Ursula Ruth Blackwell; two ...

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Goldfinger, Ernö

James Dunnett.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 654 words.

(b Budapest, Sept 11, 1902; d London, Nov 15, 1987).

British architect and writer of Hungarian birth. He studied architecture in Paris, first with Léon Jaussely (1920), and...

Goldfinger

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 106 words.

A thriller (1959) by Ian Fleming (1908–64), featuring his secret service agent James Bond. His

Goldfinger

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Gold ‘gold’ + Finger ‘finger’.

Goldfinger, Ernö (1902–1987), architect

James Dunnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 1065 words.

Goldfinger, Ernö (1902–1987), architect, was born on 11 September 1902 in Budapest, second capital of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the eldest of the three sons (there were no daughters) of...

Ernö Goldfinger

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

 (1902–87) Hungarian-born English architect, gifted with an unusual talent.

He could work with equal success at two scales: in small buildings, he could create carefully modelled...

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Goldfinger, Ernő

Edited by Russ Willey.

in Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 106 words.

A Hungarian-born Marxist architect (1902–87) who settled in London in 1934 after marrying the Crosse & Blackwell heiress,

Goldfinger, Ernö (1902–87)

in The Oxford Companion to Architecture

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 435 words.

He could work with equal success at two scales: in small buildings, he could create carefully modelled façades; in large

Goldfinger, Ernö (1902–87)

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 127 words.

He worked in Paris before settling (1934) in England. His best-known building is 1–3 Willow Road, Hampstead, London (1937), a ...

Goldfinger, Ernö (1902–87)

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 136 words.

(1902–87).

Hungarian-born British architect. He worked in Paris before settling in England in 1934. His best-known building

“A Golden Girl Knows”

Adrian Daub and Charles Kronengold.

in The James Bond Songs

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 8681 words.

John Barry composed what would go on to become the most influential Bond-song of them all, “Goldfinger,” in 1963. “Goldfinger” was the first Bond-song to feature Shirley Bassey, and it put...

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Ian Fleming

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1908–64),

journalist and thriller writer. His first novel, Casino Royale (1953), introduced his handsome, tough, romantic hero James Bond, who subsequently appeared in many other...

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Sive [Szivessy], André

Joseph Abram.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 371 words.

(b Szeged, Nov 22, 1899; d Morainvilliers, Seine-et-Oise, Sept 22, 1958).

French architect of Hungarian birth. He emigrated to France at the age of 20. He enrolled at the...

“… the Midas touch—a spider’s touch …”

Jon Burlingame.

in The Music of James Bond

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music; American Music. 4843 words.

As Bondmania begins to grip the globe, the film producers trust John Barry for all of the music, including the song: Barry collaborates with London friends and fellow songwriters Anthony...

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Cage, John

Laura Kuhn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Composition. 3274 words.

Cage, John (05 September 1912–12 August 1992), composer and philosopher, was born John Milton Cage, Jr., in Los Angeles, California, the son of John Milton Cage, Sr., an inventor, and...

Sorry Guys!

Claire Maree.

in Language, Sexuality, and Power

December 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 10181 words.

This chapter examines the discursive construction of queer spatiality within contemporary Japanese queer women’s culture through a multimodal analysis of flyers promoting the...

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Hentrich, Helmut

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 338 words.

(b Krefeld, June 17, 1905; d Feb 8, 2001).

German architect. He studied architecture from 1924 to 1928 at the universities in Freiburg and Vienna (Dr. Ing. 1929) and also at...

Bassey, Shirley

Dave Laing.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 256 words.

(b Cardiff, Jan 8, 1937). Welsh pop singer. With a booming yet imperious contralto and an arresting stage presence, Shirley Bassey was one of Britain’s most popular singers of show...