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Dido (singer)

Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, known professionally as Dido, is an English singer and songwriter. Dido attained international success with her debut album No Angel. Hit singles from the album include "Here with Me" and "Thank You", it sold over 21 million copies worldwide, won her several awards, including two Brit Awards: Best British Female and Best British Album, the MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act. The first verse of "Thank You" is sampled in "Stan", her next album, Life for Rent, continued her success with the hit singles "White Flag" and "Life for Rent". In 2004 Dido performed with other British and Irish artists in the Band Aid 20 version of the charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas?". Dido's first two albums are among the best-selling albums in UK chart history, both are in the top 10 best-selling albums of the 2000s in the UK, her third studio album, Safe Trip Home, received critical acclaim but failed to duplicate the commercial success of her previous efforts.

She was nominated for an Academy Award for the song "If I Rise". Dido was ranked No. 98 on the Billboard chart of the top Billboard 200 artists of the 2000s based on the success of her albums in the first decade of the 21st century. In May 2019, Dido received the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection from the British Academy of Songwriters and Authors. Dido made a comeback in 2013, releasing her fourth studio album Girl Who Got Away, which reached the top 5 in the UK. Having taken time out of the music industry to raise her son, she reappeared on stage at the 2013 Reading and Leeds festival where she reunited with Eminem. In 2018, Dido announced her first tour in 15 years in support of her new album, Still on My Mind, released on 8 March 2019. Dido was born at St Mary Abbots hospital in Kensington, London, on Christmas Day 1971. On her birth certificate, her name was registered as Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong; because she was born on Christmas Day, she celebrates an "official birthday" on 25 June, following the example of Paddington Bear.

Her mother, Clare, is a poet of French ancestry, her father, William O'Malley Armstrong, was an Irish publisher and former managing director of Sidgwick & Jackson. Her elder brother, Rowland Constantine O'Malley Armstrong, is better known as record producer Rollo, part of the British electronica trio Faithless. Despite their birth names, the pair were known from childhood by the names Dido and Rollo and Dido considers this as her real name, not a stage name or nickname; as a child, she had to deal with her birth name's ambiguous and unusual nature, which led to her being bullied and to her pretending to have an ordinary name. As she explains:To be called one thing and christened another is very confusing and annoying. It's one of the most irritating things that my parents did to me.... Florian is a German man's name. That's just mean. To give your child a whole lot of odd names, they were all so embarrassing.... I thought it was cruel to call me Dido and expect me to just deal with it; the name "Dido" derives from the mythical Queen of Carthage.

Dido was educated at Thornhill Primary School in Islington, Dallington School, City of London Girls' and Westminster School where she was taught by the contemporary musician and Head of Academic Music, Sinan Savaskan. After she stole a recorder from school at the age of five, her parents enrolled her at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. By the time she reached her teens she had learned to play the piano and the violin, she studied law at Birkbeck, University of London, while working as a literary agent. She never completed the degree. After learning the guitar, she showcased her skills to audiences during her 2004 Life for Rent tour. In 1995, Dido began recording 10 demo tracks which were put together on a collection entitled Odds & Ends and sent out by Nettwerk management. Nettwerk had signed her after she was brought to their attention by her collaborations with Faithless, the UK dance act spearheaded by her brother, Rollo Armstrong; the collection was released by Nettwerk on CD-R acetate in 1995 and featured a mixture of finished productions and demo versions which she considered for release on her 1999 debut album, No Angel.

Odds & Ends brought her to the attention of A&R Peter Edge at Arista Records, who signed her in the US in late 1996, negotiated a co-sign deal with her brother's independent record label, Cheeky Records. Of the tracks included on Odds & Ends, "Take My Hand" was included on all editions of No Angel as a bonus track. Peter Leak became Dido's manager during the recording of No Angel after Edge played some of the in-progress recordings and been "blown away" by them. Cheeky Records, to which Dido was signed, was sold to BMG records in 1999; this delayed the release of the album No Angel in the United Kingdom, but allowed her to concentrate on promoting No Angel in the United States, including a slot on Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair tour. Through touring, both before and after the album was available, Dido's music began to receive more exposure; the first official single chosen by Dido and her label, "Here with Me" struggled to make an impact on radio, but while the label were considering switching to an alternative track, the song made a breakthrough as a result of its use in television programme Roswell.

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Fred Burr

Frederick Arthur Burr was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a New Democratic member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1967 to 1977 who represented the ridings of Sandwich-Riverside and Windsor—Riverside. Born in Middlesex County, Ontario, to Arthur Edward Burr and Emily Rose Vernon, Burr had a long career as a high school teacher at Walkerville Collegiate Institute where he taught Latin and Greek for 34 years, his son, Dave Burr served one term as the mayor of Ontario. In addition to his son, Burr had two daughters and Maureen, was pre-deceased by his wife, Dorothy. Burr ran in the 1945 federal election in the riding of Essex West, he came in third to Liberal candidate Donald Ferguson Brown. He tried four more times in provincial and federal elections before winning in the 1967 provincial election by 799 votes. In the next provincial election in 1971, he won by 10,000 votes. While his tenure as an MPP was spent in Opposition, he was known as a forward-thinking member, asking questions about solar power and the effects of freon as far back as 1974 and was regarded as one of the first politicians to take up the cause of second-hand tobacco smoke.

Ontario Legislative Assembly parliamentary history Obituary of Fred Burr in the Globe and Mail, 18 April 2006

Jorge Daniel Martínez

Jorge Daniel Martínez is a former Argentine football defender. Born in Montecarlo, Martínez started his professional playing career in 1993 with Deportivo Mandiyú. In 1995, he joined Club Atlético Independiente. During this spell with Independiente, he was called up for the 1997 Copa América tournament. In 1998, he joined River Plate. In 1999, Martinez went to Spain to play for Real Zaragoza but only made one league appearance before returning for a second spell with Independiente. In 2001, he joined River Plate's fiercest rivals, Boca Juniors but only stayed with the club for one season, he played for Colón de Santa Fe and a third spell with Independiente. In 2005, Martinez joined Olimpo de Bahía Blanca but left the club for newly promoted Nueva Chicago when Olimpo suffered relegation; the following season Nueva Chicago were relegated and Martínez returned to Olimpo in the 2nd division. Jorge Daniel Martínez at National-Football-Teams.com Argentine Primera statistics

Markus Rackl

Markus Rackl is a former professional tennis player from Germany. A left-handed player from Traunstein, Rackl played professionally in early 1990s, his best performance on tour came when he made the semi-finals of the Madrid Tennis Grand Prix in 1988, with wins over Marcelo Ingaramo, Edoardo Mazza and Sergio Casal. In 1988 he was a quarter-finalist at the Athens Open after beating top seed Tore Meinecke and won a Challenger title in Montabaur, he won one further Challenger event, in Salzburg in 1991. As a coach he has worked with Alexander Satschko. Markus Rackl at the Association of Tennis Professionals Markus Rackl at the International Tennis Federation

2012–13 BYU Cougars women's basketball team

The 2012–13 BYU Cougars women's basketball team represented Brigham Young University in the 2012–13 college basketball season. It was head coach Jeff Judkins twelfth season at BYU; the Cougars, members of the West Coast Conference, played their home games at the Marriott Center. They finished the season 11 -- 5 in conference play, to finish tied for 3rd in the conference; the Cougars advanced to the second round of the 2013 Women's National Invitation Tournament, where they lost to conference foe Saint Mary's. In an unusual event, the leader at Halftime of all 3 BYU/ Saint Mary's meetings would go on to lose the match; the Cougars were bolstered by the news that Haley Steed would be granted a sixth year of eligibility after she missed out on two previous seasons from injuries. Steed missed out on her 2009-2010 season after playing only the season opening game against Portland State and was given a medical redshirt during the 2010-11 season. Many Lady Cougar games were broadcast live on BYU Radio found nationwide on Dish Network 980, on Sirius XM 143, online at www.byuradio.org.

Ty Brandenburg acted as the voice of the Lady Cougars for games not shown on BYUtv. 16 BYU games weren't available on BYU Radio. 2 of the remaining 3 games were streamed online live by the home team, the Pepperdine game was available through Pepperdine's road broadcast. Only the Washington State game had no audio broadcast available. Series History: First Meeting Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Kory Aldous Series History: BYU leads regular season series 1-0 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Shaun Gordon Series History: BYU leads series 39-9 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Blake Tillitson Series History: First meeting Broadcasters: Brett Franklin / Ty Brandenburg Series History: First Meeting Broadcasters: Ty Brandenburg Series History: BYU leads series 1-0 Broadcasters: Greg Kadetsky and Helen Williams / Ty Brandenburg Series History: BYU leads series 6-5 Broadcasters: Derrick Palmer and Lisa Salgado- Arizona on Pac-12 Digital/ Ty Brandenburg Series History: BYU leads series 4-3 Series History: Creighton leads series 6-5 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Kory Aldous Series History: BYU leads series 30-3 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Blake Tillitson Series History: Utah leads the series 61-39 Broadcaster: Ty Brandenburg During the Utah State game BYU's leading scorer, Lexi Eaton, went down with an injury and was unable to return during the game.

X-Rays were done a couple of days and Eaton was diagnosed with an ACL tear, ending Eaton's season. The good news for the Cougars is Jennifer Hamson returned to the BYU women's basketball team during the Utah game after the volleyball teams season ended with a Sweet Sixteen loss. Series History: BYU leads series 6-0 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough and Kristen Kozlowski Series History: UCSB leads series 4-3 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough and Kristen Kozlowski Series History: BYU leads series 1-0 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough and Kristen Kozlowski Series History: BYU leads series 1-0 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Shaun Gordon Series History: BYU leads series 7-1 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Shaun Gordon Series History: BYU leads series 4-0 Broadcaster: Paula Bott Series History: BYU leads series 3-2 Broadcaster: Nick Law Series History: BYU leads series 5-4 Broadcasters: Sam Adams and Stephanie Hawk Freeman / Ty Brandenburg Series History: BYU leads series 4-0 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Skyler Hardman Series History: BYU leads series 8-1 Broadcasters: George Devine / Ty Brandenburg Series History: Series 1-1 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Skyler Hardman Series History: BYU leads series 4-1 Broadcasters: John Nash / Ty Brandenburg Series History: BYU leads series 5-0 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Skyler Hardman Series History: BYU leads series 2-1 Broadcasters: Elias Feldman / Ty Brandenburg Series History: BYU leads series 5-1 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Jake Edmonds Series History: BYU leads series 4-2 Broadcasters: Nick Law / Ty Brandenburg Series History: BYU leads series 10-4 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Jen Benson Series History: Series 5-5 Broadcasters: Robbie Bullough, Kristen Kozlowski, Skyler Hardman Series History: BYU leads series 5-0 Broadcaster: Patrick Duggan Series History: BYU leads series 11-4 Broadcasters: Sarah Griffin and Cody Barton / Ty Brandenburg Series History: BYU leads series 5-1 Broadcasters: Dave McCann and Blaine Fowler.

Degrees of Connection

Degrees of Connection is a 2004 Ned Kelly Award-winning novel by the Australian author Jon Cleary. It was the last entry in the Scobie Malone series. Cleary decided to stop writing crime novels. Scobie Malone has been promoted from inspector to superintendent, while Russ Clements is now head of Homicide, he investigates the murder of the personal assistant to Natalie Shipwood, the CEO of development company Orlando. Malone's son, seems to have impregnated a girlfriend, subsequently murdered and his daughter Maureen is an ABC journalist covering the Securities Commission investigation into Orlando. Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing, Best Novel, 2004: winner Dedication: "For Joy". Degrees of Connection at AustLit Review at Australian Book Review, May 2004