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...Baby One More Time (album)

... Baby One More Time is the debut studio album by American singer Britney Spears, it was released on January 1999 through Jive Records. In June 1997, while Spears negotiated with her manager at the time, Lou Pearlman, to join female pop group Innosense, her mother, Lynne Spears, asked a family friend and entertainment lawyer, Larry Rudolph, for his opinion. Rudolph decided to pitch her to record labels. Rudolph submitted a tape of Britney Spears singing over a Whitney Houston karaoke song, along with a demo tape of an unused song from Toni Braxton. Jive Records was interested and appointed the singer to work with producer Eric Foster White. After hearing the recorded material, Jive signed Spears to a multi-album deal. Spears traveled to Sweden to work with producers Max Martin, Denniz Pop, Rami Yacoub, among others. Martin presented a track titled "Hit Me Baby" to Spears and her management, rejected by the girl group TLC. Spears claimed that she felt excited when she heard it and knew it was going to be a hit record.

Her debut album was completed in June 1998, the song was released as "... Baby One More Time" as Spears' debut single in October; the single became a global success, reaching number one in every country it charted in, became the best-selling song of 1999 in the UK, has since become one of the best-selling singles of all-time, selling over 10 million copies. Upon release, the album received mixed reviews from music critics, with many labeling it silly and premature.... Baby One More Time was a large commercial success, debuting atop the Billboard 200 chart and Canadian Albums Chart, reached the top 5 in several countries, it received worldwide certifications, including a 14× platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, for shipments of over 14 million copies in the US, of which Nielsen SoundScan recognizes 10.6 million copies sold.... Baby One More Time is Spears' most successful album with sales of over 25 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling albums of all-time.

Four additional singles were released from the album and Spears promoted it through interviews and performances on national television. Furthermore, Spears embarked on her first headlining concert tour, entitled the... Baby One More Time Tour in 1999, continued on a second leg title the Crazy Tour.... Baby One More Time earned Spears Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "... Baby One More Time" at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2000. In June 1997, Spears was in talks with the manager Lou Pearlman to join the female pop group Innosense. Lynne asked family friend and entertainment lawyer Larry Rudolph for his opinion and submitted a tape of Spears singing over a Whitney Houston karaoke song along with some pictures. Rudolph decided to pitch her to record labels, he sent Spears an unused song from Toni Braxton. Spears traveled to New York with the demo and met executives from four labels, returning to Kentwood the same day. Three rejected her, arguing audiences wanted pop bands such as the Backstreet Boys and the Spice Girls, "there wasn't going to be another Madonna, another Debbie Gibson or another Tiffany."

Two weeks executives from Jive Records returned calls to Rudolph. Senior vice president of A&R Jeff Fenster stated, "It's rare to hear someone that age who can deliver emotional content and commercial appeal. For any artist, the motivation—the'eye of the tiger'— is important, and Britney had that." They appointed her to work with producer Eric Foster White for a month, who shaped her voice from "lower and less poppy" delivery to "distinctively, unmistakably Britney." Spears recorded thirteen songs with White, including "Autumn Goodbye", "E-Mail My Heart", "From the Bottom of My Broken Heart", "I'm So Curious", "I Will Still Love You", "Luv The Hurt Away", "Let Me Take You There", "Soda Pop", "Thinkin' About You", "Nothing Less Than Real", "Wishing on a Falling Star" and "You Got It All". The singer recorded a cover of Sonny & Cher's 1967 single "The Beat Goes On". White was responsible for the vocal recording and song production, while additional production was done by English electronic music group All Seeing I.

After hearing the material, president Clive Calder ordered a full album. Spears flew to Cheiron Studios in Stockholm, where half of the album was recorded from May 1998, with producers Max Martin, Denniz Pop and Rami Yacoub, among others. Martin showed Spears and her management a track titled "Hit Me Baby One More Time", written for American R&B group TLC. Spears claimed that she felt excited when she heard it and knew it was going to be a hit. "We at Jive said,'This is a fuckin' smash'," revealed the label's A&R executive, Steven Lunt. Baby One More Time"; the singer revealed that she "didn't do well at all the first day in the studio, I was just too nervous. So I had some fun; the next day I was relaxed and nailed it. You gotta be relaxed singing'... Baby One More Time'." By June 1998, the album was done, Spears embarked on a promotional tour sponsored by L'Oréal.... Baby One More Time was released as Spears' debut album on January 12, 1999. Spears envisioned "Sheryl Crow music, but younger more adult contemporary", but felt alright with her label's producers, since "It made more sense to go pop, because I can dance to it—it's more me."

The album opens with the first single "... B

Karl von Mansfeld

Karl von Mansfeld was a German general during the Cologne War and the Ottoman-Habsburg wars. Von Mansfeld was the son of Count Peter Ernst I von Mansfeld-Vorderort, born in present-day Luxembourg, was educated in France, he entered the military of Philip II of Spain, was appointed a general and an admiral in the navy of the Spanish Netherlands. He was sent to Hungary, where along with Count Mátyás Cseszneky he participated in the siege of Esztergom in 1595 during the Long War, he died shortly thereafter of his wounds, in Komárom. He married twice, first to Diane de Cossé and, second, to Marie Christine von Egmond, who died 1622, she had, from her second marriage, a son, Alexandre de Bournonville Duc de Bournonville, Comte de Henin-Lietard, with Mansfeld, a second son, Antoine III de Lalaing, Count of Hoogstraeten, who married Maria Margaretha de Berlaymont, daughter of Claude Berlaymont known as Haultpenne. From his father's first marriage on 1.4.1542 to Margaretha van Brederode. Palamedes von Nassau-Chalon Step Siblings: From his father's second marriage 22.2.1562 Marie de Montmorency Philipp Oktavian, *1564, +1591 Dorothea.

Franz VerdugoNatural Sibling Peter Ernst II von Mansfeld *1580, † near Sarajevo 29.11.1626 "Mansfeld". Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. 11. 1890. P. 202

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