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Deauville

Deauville is a commune in the Calvados département in the Normandy region in northwestern France. With its race course, international film festival, conference centre, Grand Casino and sumptuous hotels, Deauville is regarded as the "queen of the Norman beaches" and one of the most prestigious seaside resorts in all of France; as the closest seaside resort to Paris, the city and its region of the Côte Fleurie has long been home to French high society's seaside houses and is referred to as the Parisian riviera. Since the 19th century, the town of Deauville has been a fashionable holiday resort for the international upper class. Deauville is a desirable family resort for the wealthy. In France, it is known above all for its role in Proust's In Search of Lost Time; the history of Deauville can be traced back to 1060, when seigneur Hubert du Mont-Canisy dominated the magnificent land, known as Auevilla. In 1066, Hubert du Mont-Canisy left to follow William the Conqueror to England; until 1860, Deauville went from the reign of one mayor to another and became famous as horse territory and for cultivating sainfoin.

Duc Charles Auguste Louis Joseph de Morny, half brother of the emperor Napoleon III, on requests of his wife Sofia Sergeyevna Trubetskaya and her friend-art collector Konstantin Rudanovsky transformed Deauville into a more travelled resort. Before the death of the Duc in 1865, certain key investments were made that would transform Deauville's history; such investments included a railway from Paris to Deauville, the Deauville hippodrome for horse races, a small casino. Within three years, over forty villas were constructed in the surrounding area, 200 rooms, as well as other accommodations, were finalized in the Grand Hotel. To the Duc de Morny's credit, was the construction of a church and a school in 1863. In the same year, "La Terrasse" was brilliantly created; this was a complex for hydrotherapeutic baths and other cures, as well as a 1,800-metre promenade along the seaside. Following the Duc's death, Deauville grew but it was not until the early 20th century when Désiré le Hoc, with Eugene Cornuché, pushed Deauville into another important period of transformation and development.

The still-famous Normandy Barrière and Royal hotels and the casino opened in the years 1911 and 1913. Renovations were carried out and extensions were made to the hippodrome, telephone lines were set up, the sales of yearlings saw historic highs, up to 62 English and French yachts occupied the basin. During these successful years many luxury boutiques opened in the streets of Deauville, as many stores from Paris decided it was worthwhile establishing themselves in the up-and-coming Norman resort. During World War I, wounded soldiers would be cared for in Deauville's famous hotels and casino; the war took a heavy toll on Deauville's blossoming market and trade sector as merchants were forced to give many of their products to the war effort. In 1923, the Promenade des Planches was finalized; this refers to the famous wooded boardwalk. In 1926, Eugene Corniché died, his position as director of Deauville's grand establishments was filled by Francois André. In 1929, the construction of l”Hotel du Golf was paired with major renovations and expansions to the golf course itself.

This was a decision coming directly from Francois André. The hotel and golf course are situated on the outskirts of the town. In 1931, only seven kilometres from the centre of town, Deauville – Saint-Gatien Airport was inaugurated; this was a pivotal event in the Deauville's history in terms of tourism, as now London was only a 2-hour trip from Deauville. The combination of the national financial crisis and World War II removed the paradisiacal aura of Deauville that would not resurface until the 1950s. During the Second World War, the German Army occupied Deauville. Villas and the casino were all occupied or used to some extent by the German forces. Following the invasion of allied forces D-Day, the German troops were pushed out of Deauville and Normandy. Following the war, exemplified in the 1960s and beyond, Deauville understood what it represented and decided to act in accordance, playing the cards it had at its disposal: myth and exclusivity. Michel d'Ornano was established as the new mayor and Lucien Barriere succeeded his uncle Francois André at the head of the Hotels and Casinos of Deauville.

Deauville became again a centre for high society and celebrities from every field. With scenes of award-winning movies being filmed in Deauville and endless celebrity traffic, the town has renewed its status as an emblematic resort town of Europe; the first reference to Deauville was in 1060. At this time the village looked more like a fishing hamlet than a village. An Enilla comes from the Germanic Auwja Auwa meaning wet meadow; the village was up on the hill and a few houses were built next to the St Laurent chapel. Thanks to its situation near the coast, the village had a small harbour of little importance on the river Touques. Deauville owes its greater prominence to the Duc de Morny, he described the village as: Cité calme, aux rue désertes, elle forme avec Trouville, animée et bruyante, un contraste absolu. Mais ce manque de vie n'est, en réalité, qu'apparent, car de magnifiques propriétés, de même que les délicieux jardins qui les entourent, sont entretnus avec un soin on ne peut plus raffiné.

Translation: "A quiet town, with deserted streets, it forms a complete contrast with the busy and noisy Trouville. But this lack of life is, in reality, only apparent, because

Special Troops Armory

Special Troops Armory known as Philadelphia Armory, is a historic National Guard armory located in the Ogontz neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1938, is an "I"-plan, brick building in the Moderne style, it consists of a two-story front section, two-story drill hall, one-story rear section. The front section is seven bays wide, with the center five bays projecting. During World War II it was used to house German prisoners of war, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. As of 2014, it has been purchased by La Salle University Category:Military facilities on the National Register of Historic Places in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sylvia Tyson

Sylvia Tyson, is a musician, singer-songwriter and broadcaster. She is best known as Sylvia, with Ian Tyson. Since 1993, she has been a member of the all-female folk group Quartette. Tyson was born Sylvia Fricker in Ontario, she was the second of four children. Eaton Company, her mother was a church organist and choir leader. At a young age Fricker decided to become a singer. From 1959 to 1974, she was half of the popular folk duo Sylvia with Ian Tyson; the two met after a friend of Tyson's heard her let Ian know about her. Their full-time collaboration would continue for a decade. From the late 1960s to the early 1970s, she and Ian Tyson fronted the country rock band Great Speckled Bird. Sylvia wrote her first and best-known song "You Were on My Mind" in 1962, it was recorded by Ian & Sylvia in 1964. The song has been covered extensively, became a hit single in the mid-1960s for the San Francisco-based folk-rock band We Five and for the British pop singer Crispian St. Peters. Fricker married Ian Tyson on 26 June 1964.

During their years together they recorded 13 albums. Tyson plays actual left-handed guitars, rather than flipping right-handedly-strung instruments; the Tysons were divorced in 1975. During their marriage, they had Clayton Dawson Tyson. After the Tysons separated and stopped performing together in 1975, Sylvia started a solo career, she established an independent record label, Salt Records, in 1978. Through this label she released the albums, Satin on Stone in 1978 and Sugar for Sugar in 1979. Sylvia Tyson contributed offstage to the Canadian music scene as a board member of FACTOR and the Juno Awards. With Tom Russell, she was an editor of the 1995 anthology And Then I Wrote: The Songwriter Speaks. In 2011, she wrote a 420-page book entitled Joyner's Dream. Sylvia joined Ian to sing their signature song, Four Strong Winds, at the 50th anniversary of the Mariposa Folk Festival on July 11, 2010, in Orillia, Ontario. In 2012, Tyson and singer-songwriter Cindy Church wrote a campaign song for the Alberta Party, a centrist political party in Alberta.

Sylvia Tyson was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1994. She was nominated seven times for a Juno Award, the first being in 1987 as Country Female Vocalist of the Year; the Canadian Music Hall of Fame inducted Ian & Sylvia as a duo in 1992. In 2003, Sylvia Tyson was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. An announcement in July 2019 stated that Ian Tyson and Sylvia Tyson would be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, not as a duo; the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation stated that "the duo's 1964's hit, Four Strong Winds, has been deemed one of the most influential songs in Canadian history". The CBC report referenced the song You Were on My Mind, written by Sylvia Tyson, as well as her four albums. Sylvia's Profile at Quartette's web-site Sylvia Tyson on The Canadian Encyclopedia An interview with Sylvia Tyson CBC interview with Sylvia on the early years of Can-Con (important because of Sylvia's contribution to the organisational side of Canadian music Sylvia Tyson on Canoe.ca Quartette Sylvia Tyson on IMDb