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Edvard Grieg

Edvard Hagerup Grieg was a Norwegian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the leading Romantic era composers, his music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide, his use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to international consciousness, as well as helping to develop a national identity, much as Jean Sibelius did in Finland and Bedřich Smetana did in Bohemia, respectively. Grieg is the most celebrated person from the city of Bergen, with numerous statues depicting his image, many cultural entities named after him: the city's largest concert building, its most advanced music school and its professional choir; the Edvard Grieg Museum at Grieg's former home, Troldhaugen, is dedicated to his legacy. Edvard Hagerup Grieg was born in Norway, his parents were a merchant and vice-consul in Bergen. The family name spelled Greig, is associated with the Scottish Clann Ghriogair. After the Battle of Culloden in 1746, Grieg's great-grandfather, Alexander Greig, travelled settling in Norway about 1770, establishing business interests in Bergen.

Edvard Grieg was raised in a musical family. His mother taught him to play at the age of six. Grieg studied including Tanks Upper Secondary School. In the summer of 1858, Grieg met the eminent Norwegian violinist Ole Bull, a family friend. Bull recognized the 15-year-old boy's talent and persuaded his parents to send him to the Leipzig Conservatory, the piano department of, directed by Ignaz Moscheles. Grieg enrolled in the conservatory, concentrating on the piano, enjoyed the many concerts and recitals given in Leipzig, he disliked the discipline of the conservatory course of study. An exception was the organ, mandatory for piano students. About his study in the conservatory, he wrote to his biographer, Aimar Grønvold, in 1881: "I must admit, unlike Svendsen, that I left Leipzig Conservatory just as stupid as I entered it. I did learn something there, but my individuality was still a closed book to me. In the spring of 1860, he survived two life-threatening lung diseases and tuberculosis. Throughout his life, Grieg's health was impaired by a destroyed left lung and considerable deformity of his thoracic spine.

He suffered from numerous respiratory infections, developed combined lung and heart failure. Grieg was admitted many times to spas and sanatoria both in Norway and abroad. Several of his doctors became his personal friends. In 1861, Grieg made his debut as a concert pianist in Sweden. In 1862, he finished his studies in Leipzig and held his first concert in his home town, where his programme included Beethoven's Pathétique sonata. In 1863, Grieg went to Copenhagen and stayed there for three years, he met Niels Gade. He met his fellow Norwegian composer Rikard Nordraak, who became a good friend and source of inspiration. Nordraak died in 1866, Grieg composed a funeral march in his honor. On 11 June 1867, Grieg married Nina Hagerup, a lyric soprano; the next year, their only child, was born. Alexandra died in 1869 from meningitis. In the summer of 1868, Grieg wrote his Piano Concerto in A minor while on holiday in Denmark. Edmund Neupert gave the concerto its premiere performance on 3 April 1869 in the Casino Theatre in Copenhagen.

Grieg himself was unable to be there due to conducting commitments in Christiania. In 1868, Franz Liszt, who had not yet met Grieg, wrote a testimonial for him to the Norwegian Ministry of Education, which led to Grieg's obtaining a travel grant; the two men met in Rome in 1870. On Grieg's first visit, they went over Grieg's Violin Sonata No. 1, which pleased Liszt greatly. On his second visit in April, Grieg brought with him the manuscript of his Piano Concerto, which Liszt proceeded to sightread. Liszt's rendition impressed his audience, although Grieg pointed out to him that he played the first movement too quickly. Liszt gave Grieg some advice on orchestration. In 1874–76, Grieg composed incidental music for the premiere of Henrik Ibsen's play Peer Gynt, at the request of the author. Grieg had close ties with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, became Music Director of the orchestra from 1880 to 1882. In 1888, Grieg met Tchaikovsky in Leipzig. Grieg was struck by the greatness of Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky thought highly of Grieg's music, praising its beauty and warmth.

On 6 December 1897, Grieg and his wife performed some of his music at a private concert at Windsor Castle for Queen Victoria and her court. Grieg was awarded two honorary doctorates, first by the University of Cambridge in 1894 and the next from the University of Oxford in 1906; the Norwegian government provided Grieg with a pension. In the spring of 1903, Grieg made nine 78-rpm gramophone recordings of his piano music in Paris. Grieg made live-recording player piano music rolls for the Hupfeld Phonola piano-player system and Welte-Mignon reproducing system, all of which survive today and can be heard, he worked with the

Robert E. Harmon

Robert Emmett "Red Bob" Harmon was an American football and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Illinois College in 1903 and 1917, Loyola University Chicago in 1911, Gonzaga University from 1913 to 1914, the University Farm—now known as the University of California, Davis—from 1915 to 1916, the University of Santa Clara—now known as Santa Clara University—from 1919 to 1920, at Quincy College and Seminary—now known as Quincy University—in Quincy, Illinois from 1922 to 1924. Harmon was the head coach for the Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team from 1913 to 1915, he recorded a 10–4 record during his two seasons. In 1917, Harmon returned to his alma mater, Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois, to become head football coach, succeeding his brother, William T. Harmon, serving as a captain in the United States Army at Camp Grant near Rockford, Illinois. Harmon was a graduate of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law and did graduate work at the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan.

While he was coaching at Gonzaga, Harmon practiced law with the offices of Luby and Pierson. At Santa Clara, he taught law as a member of the faculty. In 1930, Harmon began a law practice in Jacksonville, Illinois. Robert E. Harmon at Find a Grave

Roman Catholic Diocese of Nola

The Diocese of Nola is a Roman Catholic diocese in Italy, suffragan of the Archdiocese of Naples. Its seat is the Campanian city of Nola, now a suburb of Naples, its cathedral is dedicated to the Assumption. The dedication was to S. Stephen, the Protomartyr, but after the second reconstruction the dedication was changed to the Assumption, it is traditionally credited with the introduction of the use of bells into Christian worship. The diocese was founded in the 3rd century by Felix of Nola, he was martyred, as were St Januarius's companions Reparatus and Acacius. The early center of worship was at Cimitile, outside Nola proper and now named for its cemetery; the basilica of St Felix Martyr was built by Bishop Paulinus in the late early 5th century. Paulinus is traditionally credited with the introduction of bells into Christian ritual, whence two major medieval forms became known as nolas and campanas. Felix's remains, Paulinus's own, made the site a focus of Christian pilgrimage. Around 505, the mythical Bishop Paulinus III enslaved himself to free a widow's son.

Several buildings were restored under Bishop Lupicinus around 786. In 1370, Bishop Francesco Scaccani began construction of the present Gothic cathedral, completed by Gian Antonio Boccarelli in 1469; the cathedral was administered and serviced by a Chapter, composed of four dignities and sixteen Canons. In addition, there was a Theologus and a Penitentiarius, in accordance with the decrees of the Council of Trent. There were twelve beneficed clergy. In 1918, the Chapter had 7 Canons; the seminary was founded by Bishop Antonio Scarampi, introducing the reforms decreed by the Council of Trent. Bishop Traiano Caracciolo constructed a new seminary building in 1738. In 1585, Bishop Fabrizio Gallo founded several charitable institutions. In 1588 Gallo held. Giambattista Lancellotti, who served as bishop from 1615 to 1656 served as papal nuncio to Poland from 1622 to 1627. Giambattista Lancellotti Francesco Gonzaga Filippo Cesarini Francesco Maria Moles Daniele Scoppa Francesco Maria Federico Carafa Traiano Caracciolo Nicola Sanchez de Luna Filippo Lopez y Royo Giovanni Vincenzo Monforte Vincenzo Torrusio Nicola Coppola Gennaro Pasca Giuseppe Formisano Agnello Renzullo Egisto Domenico Melchiori Michele Raffaele Camerlengo Adolfo Binni Guerino Grimaldi Giuseppe Costanzo Umberto Tramma Beniamino Depalma Francesco Marino Gams, Pius Bonifatius.

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Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Volume IX. Padua: Messagero di San Antonio. ISBN 978-88-250-1000-8. Cappelletti, Giuseppe. Le chiese d'Italia: dalla loro origine sino ai nostri giorni: opera. Volume decimonono. Venice: G. Antonelli. Pp. 561–633. Ebanista, C.. Guida al complesso basilicale e alla città. Nuova edizione ampliata e aggiornata. Cimitile: Commune de Cimitile–Progetto grafico di R. C. La Fata, 2005. Kehr, Paul Fridolin. Italia pontificia Vol. VIII, pp. 297–302. Lanzoni, Francesco. Le diocesi d'Italia dalle origini al principio del secolo VII. Faenza: F. Lega, pp. 228–239. D'Avino, Vincenzo. Cenni storici sulle vescovili, e prelatizie del Regno delle Due Sicilie. Dalle stampe di Ranucci. Pp. 489


Markham—Stouffville is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada. It encompasses a portion of Ontario included in the electoral districts of Markham—Unionville and Oak Ridges—Markham. Markham—Stouffville was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was defined in the 2013 representation order, it came into effect upon the dropping of the writs for the 2015 federal election. Dr. Jane Philpott has represented the riding since the 2015 federal election; the territory of the new riding consists of part of the Regional Municipality of York: the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville. The riding's population is estimated at 109,780. Ethnic groups: 16.4% Chinese, 15.3% South Asian, 3.8% Black, 3.7% Filipino Other languages: 12.9% Chinese, 3.9% Tamil, 2.5% Italian, 1.8% Tagalog, 1.6% Urdu, 1.4% French, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% Gujarati Religions: 60.9% Christian, 8.0% Hindu, 4.9% Muslim, 1.8% Buddhist, 22.6% No religion Median income: $36,258 Average income: $48,199 This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament

Bullet, Switzerland

Bullet is a municipality in the district of Jura-Nord Vaudois in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. Bullet is first mentioned in 1323 as Buleto. Bullet has an area, as of 2009, of 16.83 square kilometres. Of this area, 8.01 km2 or 47.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 7.84 km2 or 46.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.89 km2 or 5.3% is settled, 0.01 km2 or 0.1% is either rivers or lakes and 0.11 km2 or 0.7% is unproductive land. Of the built up area and buildings made up 3.1% and transportation infrastructure made up 1.7%. Out of the forested land, 38.5% of the total land area is forested and 8.1% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 1.0% is used for growing crops and 14.6% is pastures and 32.0% is used for alpine pastures. All the water in the municipality is in lakes; the municipality was part of the Grandson District until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, Bullet became part of the new district of Jura-Nord Vaudois. The municipality is located in the Vaudois Jura.

The town lies on the end moraine of the ice age era Rhone glacier. It consists of the village of Bullet and the hamlets of Les Rasses, Les Cluds, La Crochère, Les Crosats and La Frétaz; the blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Sable, overall a rock Or. Bullet has a population of 655; as of 2008, 7.3% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has changed at a rate of 10.1%. It has changed at a rate of -3.6 % due to births and deaths. Most of the population speaks French, with German being second most Italian being third. Of the population in the municipality 215 or about 41.2% were born in Bullet and lived there in 2000. There were 163 or 31.2% who were born in the same canton, while 83 or 15.9% were born somewhere else in Switzerland, 55 or 10.5% were born outside of Switzerland. In 2008 there were 7 deaths of Swiss citizens. Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens decreased by 3 while the foreign population remained the same.

There was 1 Swiss woman who immigrated back to Switzerland. At the same time, there were 4 non-Swiss men and 1 non-Swiss woman who immigrated from another country to Switzerland; the total Swiss population change in 2008 was a decrease of 1 and the non-Swiss population increased by 7 people. This represents a population growth rate of 1.1%. The age distribution, as of 2009, in Bullet is. Of the adult population, 44 people or 7.5 % of the population are between 29 years old. 66 people or 11.2% are between 30 and 39, 83 people or 14.1% are between 40 and 49, 85 people or 14.5% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 86 people or 14.7% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 68 people or 11.6% are between 70 and 79, there are 35 people or 6.0% who are between 80 and 89, there are 4 people or 0.7% who are 90 and older. As of 2000, there were 179 people who never married in the municipality. There were 39 individuals who are divorced; as of 2000, there were 225 private households in the municipality, an average of 2.2 persons per household.

There were 73 households that consist of 20 households with five or more people. Out of a total of 235 households that answered this question, 31.1% were households made up of just one person and there were 2 adults who lived with their parents. Of the rest of the households, there are 79 married couples without children, 51 married couples with children There were 10 single parents with a child or children. There were 10 households that were made up of unrelated people and 10 households that were made up of some sort of institution or another collective housing. In 2000 there were 199 single family homes out of a total of 317 inhabited buildings. There were 58 multi-family buildings, along with 33 multi-purpose buildings that were used for housing and 27 other use buildings that had some housing. Of the single family homes 43 were built before 1919, while 8 were built between 1990 and 2000; the greatest number of single family homes were built between 1961 and 1970. The most multi-family homes were built before 1919 and the next most were built between 1946 and 1960.

There were 2 multi-family houses built between 1996 and 2000. In 2000 there were 416 apartments in the municipality; the most common apartment size was 3 rooms of which there were 137. There were 9 single room apartments and 116 apartments with five or more rooms. Of these apartments, a total of 220 apartments were permanently occupied, while 160 apartments were seasonally occupied and 36 apartments were empty; as of 2009, the construction rate of new housing units was 1.7 new units per 1000 residents. The vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2010, was 1.84%. The historical population is given in the following chart: Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, there is adequate rainfall year-round; the Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb".. In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP; the next t

West FM (Queensland)

West FM is a commercial radio station in regional Queensland, Australia. Owned and operated by Resonate Broadcasting, the station commenced broadcasting to Longreach on 26 June 1997, expanding to Charleville in 2016, Charters Towers in 2017. West FM commenced broadcasting in Longreach after sister station 4LG was granted a secondary FM licence. On 27 July 1999, Triple C FM commenced broadcasting to Charleville, a sister station to 4VL. Both Triple C and 4VL would be sold to the Smart Radio Group, in 2011 to the Macquarie Radio Network. Following the sale of Macquarie's Queensland assets to Resonate Broadcasting, in 2016 Triple C FM rebranded as West FM and commenced sharing programming with the Longreach station of the same name. In 1997, 4GC Charters Towers was too granted a secondary licence, which launched on 13 October as Hot FM. In 2008, following the acquisition of Southern Cross Broadcasting's television assets, owners Macquarie Regional RadioWorks were made to divest the station to Resonate Broadcasting.

Despite this, the station continued to share programming with Hot FM Mount Isa - hit102.5 - until 2017, when Resonate Broadcasting rebranded the station as West FM alongside the Longreach and Charleville stations. West FM programming is broadcast via three full power stations; the three full power stations feed a further seven repeater stations. Triple C FM website