Alexander (Aleksandr Nikolaevich) 1899–1977, Russian pianist and composer, in the U.S.
his father, Nicholas (Nikolai Nickolaevich) 1873–1945, Russian composer and conductor.
The more recent ones, such as those of Rachmaninov and Tcherepnin, are no better than the others.
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Alfred, Lord (1st Baron) 1809–92, English poet: poet laureate 1850–92. Contemporary Examples The English Ross and Sanders, 41, have two children together, Skyla, 7, and Tennyson, 5, known as “Sonny.” Meet Liberty Ross, the Model Rupert Sanders Jilted for Kristen Stewart Isabel Wilkinson July 25, 2012 He quotes Tennyson; he compares himself to Nixon; he […]
Albius [al-bee-uh s] /ˈæl bi əs/ (Show IPA), c54–c19 b.c, Roman poet. Historical Examples This image is taken from Ovid’s elegy on the death of Tibullus, Amor. The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1 Alexander Pope The three chief elegists are Tibullus, Propertius, and Ovid. A History of Roman Literature Harold North Fowler They were […]
Alfred von [ahl-freyt fuh n] /ˈɑl freɪt fən/ (Show IPA), 1849–1930, German admiral and statesman. Historical Examples What responsible people did object to was the method of those who belonged to the Tirpitz school. Before the War Viscount Richard Burton Haldane Tirpitz can do and dares to do what many others do not dare. The […]
Alberto [al-ber-toh;; Italian ahl-ber-taw] /ælˈbɛr toʊ;; Italian ɑlˈbɛr tɔ/ (Show IPA), (“La Bomba”) born 1966, Italian Alpine skier. Contemporary Examples By 1988, his first Olympic Games, Tomba had declared himself “the new messiah of skiing.” Down With Downhill Skiing! Bryan Curtis February 15, 2010 Historical Examples “You speak as though you had some forebodings regarding […]
angstrom unit. Contemporary Examples The African Union (A.U.), is authorizing a wider African-led mission against the group. Child Soldiers—Where Is the Help? John Prendergast, Ashley Benner September 22, 2011 angstrom unit Latin auris uterque (each ear, both ears)