Alexander von, 1871–1942, Austrian composer and conductor.
Alexander. 1871–1942, Austrian composer, living in the US from 1938. His works include the operas Es war einmal (1900) and Eine florentische Tragödie (1917) and the Lyric Symphony (1923)
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Alice, born 1944, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. David, 1785–1830, U.S. abolitionist. James John (“Jimmy”) 1881–1946, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1926–32. John, born 1952, New Zealand track-and-field athlete. Sarah Breedlove [breed-luhv] /ˈbridˌlʌv/ (Show IPA), 1867–1919, U.S. businesswoman and philanthropist. a city in W Michigan. a male given name. Contemporary Examples So it […]
Alfred [al-fred,, -frid;; German ahl-freyt] /ˈæl frɛd,, -frɪd;; German ˈɑl freɪt/ (Show IPA), 1866–1919, Swiss chemist: Nobel prize 1913. a male given name. Contemporary Examples Acclaimed documentarian Werner Herzog takes an unsparing look at the death penalty in his new film, ‘Into the Abyss.’ Werner Herzog’s ‘Into the Abyss’ Explores the Death Penalty Ben Crair […]
Adrian [ey-dree-uh n,, ah-dree-ahn] /ˈeɪ dri ən,, ˈɑ driˌɑn/ (Show IPA), c1480–1562, Flemish composer. Historical Examples He was a younger contemporary of Willaert’s, but was born an Italian. The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1 Rupert Hughes One of Willaert’s motets, at any rate, tells the story of Susannah, and is plainly a forerunner […]
Adolf [ah-dawlf] /ˈɑ dɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1876–1959, German chemist: Nobel prize 1928. Windaus Win·daus (vĭn’dous’), Adolf. 1876-1959. German chemist. He won a Nobel Prize (1928) for his research on sterols and their relationship to vitamins, especially vitamin D.