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Emilio Prud’Homme

Emilio Prud’Homme y Maduro was a Dominican lawyer and educator. Prud’Homme is known for having authored the lyrics of the Dominican National Anthem, he is attributed with helping establish a national identity, for what was at the time a nascent republic. Emilio Prud’Homme was born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic on August 20, 1856 to Ana Maduro and Gen. Pedro Prud’Homme. Prud' Homme excelled in an activity to which he devoted most of his life, he was a great collaborator and disciple of Eugenio María de Hostos and taught at "Perserevancia of Azua" and in the "Liceo Dominicano" in 1892 and was director of the "Normal School", a teaching college founded by Hostos in 1880. He married to Manuela Batista on August 19, 1880, had one daughter: Ana Emilia Prud’Homme. Prud’Homme was a legislator in the Congress of the Dominican Republic, he served as the President of Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic in 1900 and 1901. He served as the Secretary of Justice and Social Instruction in the administration of Francisco Henríquez y Carvajal.

Prud’Homme was publicly critical of the United States occupation and as a result was forced to resign his teaching post. As a result, he pursued a career as a lawyer. Most of his literary works were directed to the exaltation of patriotic values and love for the defense of sovereignty and national independence, his magnum opus being the Dominican National Anthem, written in 1883, with music by José Rufino Reyes y Siancas. He modified his work in 1897, when it began to be used at official state functions. Yet, it was not the National Anthem until 1934, when dictator Rafael Leónidas Trujillo consecrated it as a national symbol and made mandatory its use at state and public functions. "El 16 de agosto" "A la juventud dominicana" "A mi Patria" "Déjame soñar" "Mi tierra mía" "Himno Nacional Dominicano" "Gloria a la idea" "Contra hibridismo" "A Bolívar" "Canto a América"

Charles Mayer (composer)

Charles Mayer known as Carl Mayer or Charles Meyer, was a Prussian pianist and composer active in the early 19th century. Mayer was born in Königsberg, his father was a clarinetist who, soon after Charles's birth, moved to Saint Petersburg and four years to Moscow. He received his early musical education from his mother, followed by extended studies with John Field, with whom he continued to study after the family returned to Saint Petersburg after the Moscow fire of 1812, his first successful tour as a concert pianist in 1814 led him to Poland, Germany and France, before he settled in Saint Petersburg in 1819. During another celebrated concert tour of 1845 he travelled through Scandinavia and Austria. Following the rise of Adolf von Henselt in Saint Petersburg, Mayer withdrew to Dresden in 1846, died there. Mayer was a busy and successful teacher, supposed to have taught some 800 pupils in Saint Petersburg, he was reputed to have taken over the calm and musical technique established by Field.

His most prominent pupils included the Russian pianist and composer Mikhail Glinka and Polish composer Filipina Brzezinska-Szymanowska. Mayer wrote exclusively for the piano, producing more than 350 works for the instrument, his main body of work includes a number of studies, sets of variations on popular melodies, character pieces and dances. He is sometimes confused with another composer by the same name who died in 1904. Valse de concert op. 6 Premium concert polka op. 9 6 Exercises op. 31 Variations sur un air russe No. 1 op. 40 Variations sur un air russe No. 2 op. 41 Rondino op. 42 6 Études op. 55 3 Études op. 61 Scherzo op. 63 Impromptu No. 2 op. 65 Valse-étude No. 4 op. 69 Nocturne op. 81 Valse-étude op. 83 Caprice-Valse No. 1 op. 85 Capriccio No. 3 op. 87 Études op. 93 Divertissement No. 1 op. 95 Valse-étude No. 6 op. 116 Galop militaire op. 117 3 Études caractéristiques op. 127 Souvenir de Naples op. 128 Immortelles op. 140 40 Études op. 168 La Dernière rose. Fantaisie varié op. 169 6 Novelletten op. 179 6 Novelletten op. 183 Romaneske op. 184 Elisa polka op. 187 Triolino-étude op. 190 Mazurka graçieuse op. 224 Chant bohémien op. 292 Grande Étude d'octave op. 331 Le Régret op. 332 Free scores by Charles Mayer at the International Music Score Library Project Charles Mayer "Le regret" Valse-Etude mélancolique op.332 from YouTube

The Zoological Record

The Zoological Record is an electronic index of zoological literature that serves as the unofficial register of scientific names in zoology. It was started as a print publication in 1864 by the Zoological Society of London, as The Record of Zoological Literature, changed its name to the Zoological Record in 1870. From 1980 to 2004, the ZR was published by BIOSIS, from 2004 to 2016 it was published by Thomson Reuters, from 2016 to the present it has been published by Clarivate Analytics; the print version ceased in 2016. In 1864, Albert Günther and a group of zoologists associated with the British Museum and the Zoological Society came together to begin work on The Record of Zoological Literature, the first volume of, published in 1865 by John Van Voorst, covering zoological literature, published in 1864; this work was intended to be an English language counterpart to the German language zoological index Archiv für Naturgeschichte, but without the Archiv's publication delays. After the first six volumes were published, Van Voorst withdrew as publisher due to a lack of profits from the work.

Concerned zoologists formed the Zoological Association and published volumes 7–22 as the Zoological Record. In 1886, the Zoological Association passed the publication duties on to the Zoologial Society. In 1900 a competing publication, the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, began publication. Section N of the Catalogue was intended to cover zoology, which caused subscription losses for the Zoological Record despite reviews stating that the Zoological Record was a superior publication. However, after negotiations, the Zoological Record itself became section N of the Catalogue; this arrangement ended with the advent of World War I. In 1980, the Zoological Society of London joined forces with BIOSIS to co-produce the Zoological Record; this co-production helped get rid of the three year lag in the publication of the index by instituting a "catch up" program to bring The Zoological Record up-to-date. This program was completed in 1988. In January 2001, BIOSIS partnered with Cambridge Scientific Abstracts to produce a related database, Zoological Record Plus, which included abstracts from the Biological Sciences database produced by CSA.

February 2004 saw the acquisition of BIOSIS by Thomson ISI, again changing the producer of The Zoological Record. Following the merger of Thomson and Reuters, Zoological Record was produced by Thomson Reuters; as of 2016, it is published by Clarivate Analytics in electronic format only. The Zoological Record began coverage of different phyla in different years, as phyla have changed in both name and classification over time, the sections covering those phyla have changed. What follows is a list of the phyla covered in the Zoological Record for different years: There has never been a single official repository for the recording of zoological names, despite the widespread recognition in the scientific community of the need for a comprehensive database of living organisms; the ZR remains the unofficial record of zoological names since it indexes 90% of the world literature on zoological literature. In 1995, the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature was under development for the revised fourth edition.

In the development, a recommendation was made for a process of "international notification" for new names in zoology. Since the Zoological Record indexes 90% of the world literature on zoological nomenclature, it was seen as a good starting place for that process of notification. In response to this need, BIOSIS developed the Index to Organism Names, a free and accessible database that serves as an index to those names published in the Zoological Record; when BIOSIS was purchased by Thomson Reuters, ION was updated with names from additional databases, such as BIOSIS Previews and Biological Abstracts. Similar biological nomenclature organizations and databases exist, such as the Committee on Data for Science and Technology, the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Species 2000, the Taxonomic Database Working Group. Web-based collaborative projects exist, such as the Tree of Life Web Project, Encyclopedia of Life, Catalogue of Life, Wikispecies; the Zoological Record is one of the few important historical publications in the field of zoological nomenclature that are not available at open access to the public in a digitised image format, for example at the Biodiversity Heritage Library or the Internet Archive.

In the United States there are however no legal restrictions to digitisation for the volumes that appeared prior to 1923, since their copyrights have expired and they are in the public domain. Official website

Jeremy Doner

Jeremy Doner is an American screenwriter. Doner was born in Detroit and grew up in the nearby village Franklin, though he and his family moved to SoHo, New York City when he was nine years old, he first became interested in writing when he visited an abandoned gas station called Space 2B, remodeled into a poetry and performance space where he listened to writers such as Pedro Pietri and Allen Ginsberg reading their work. He met Ginsberg. Doner attended Harvard University, majoring in Biological Anthropology and Psychology and taking a number of film as literature classes. In his second year, he changed his major to English so that he could write a screenplay for his creative thesis, he had to go before a panel of seven professors to request to write a screenplay, as the first student to do so. He wrote his first script and, after graduating magna cum laude in 1994, used it to apply for the American Film Institute in Los Angeles as a screenwriting fellow, from where he graduated in 1996. Doner's first feature was the 1997 made-for-television movie Legend of the Lost Tomb, based on Walter Dean Myers' young adult adventure novel.

He wrote the adapted screenplay after working as a location accountant on the set of White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild, produced by Julie Corman, who he showed his experimental short scripts. She asked him to write the script for the novel which she had optioned, she took the finished script to Showtime. He was a writer on the legal drama series Damages, for which he was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award with show's other writers in the 2008 New Series category, he is the writer of three episodes for the serial crime drama The Killing. Jeremy Doner on IMDb


Thuto is the third studio album by South African recording artist and record producer Cassper Nyovest. A follow-up to his 2015 album Refiloe, Thuto was released on 5 May 2017 by his imprint Family Tree Records with support from Bridge Entertainment. Much like his previous two albums, Thuto attained platinum status. Cassper Nyovest described the project "his best work yet", claimed the album reached gold status on the first day of its release. Upon the revealing of the tracklist, he revealed on the photo and video-sharing website Instagram that he named the album "Thuto" in dedication to his elder sister Thuto Phoolo, whose birthday coincided with the album's release date; the album was supported by the single "Tito Mboweni", features vocal guest appearances from Tsepo Tshola, Black Thought, Nadia Nakai, Tshego and Riky Rick. Its production was handled by Alie Keyz, Gobbla, DJ Abza, Fenesse and Zero. On 7 May 2017, he hosted the official CD launch at the Zone 6 Venue with notable artists present including Kwesta, Naak Musiq, Kid X, DJ Switch, K.

O, DJ Vigilante and DJ Dimplez. Thuto was released to widespread acclaim from online outlets. Respected Nigerian music critic Joey Akan of Pulse Nigeria described the album as "a celebration of that power, the offering of new music" and argues that the "album shows all the sides of Cassper Nyovest as South Africa’s leading Hip hop voice". In the same vein, The Star's Davies Ndolo gave the album 3.5/5, writing "Cassper continues to grow into one of the deepest figures in modern hip hop and "Thuto" is the evidence of this. We can only hope his music will continue to make a significant mark in the industry". Independent Online was impressed with the growth Cassper Nyovest has made lyrically since his last album and further observed that "The moment his voice cuts into the soulful melody of Confused, the opening track on Thuto, it’s evident that this is something we’ve haven't heard from him before.". However, Phumlani Langa of South Africa Channel 24 was not impressed with the production and lyrical content of the project, writing: "The illest thing about this album is the stolen adlib “sha-sha!”

That’s it, a whole record and the only quotable I recall is... “sha-sha!". Credits adapted from the album's liner notes. Notes "Destiny" contains samples and resung lyrics from "Destiny" by Malaika "Touch the Sky" contains a sample from "Touch The Sky" by Dennis Ferrer "Baby Girl" contains a sample from "Dilemma" by Nelly & Kelly Rowland

Edward Cadogan

Sir Edward Cecil George Cadogan, KBE, CB was a British, Conservative politician. Cadogan was a younger son of the 5th Earl Cadogan and his wife, Beatrix, a daughter of the 2nd Earl Craven, he was educated at Oxford before training as a barrister. From 1911-21, he was Secretary to the Speaker of the House of Commons, James Lowther and fought in World War I as a Major in the Suffolk Yeomanry. Lowther retired in 1921 and Cadogan was awarded the CB that year. A year he entered the Commons as Member of Parliament for Reading in 1922, he subsequently represented the seats of Finchley and Bolton and was a member of the Indian Statutory Commission from 1927-30. Cadogan was interested in penal reform, in the problems of young offenders, he chaired a committee which unanimously recommended abolishing the sentence of whipping, a provision adopted by Home Secretary James Chuter Ede in the Criminal Justice Act 1948. He was knighted in 1939 and fought with the RAF during World War II, he died unmarried and childless in 1962.

Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs Works by or about Edward Cadogan at Internet Archive Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Edward Cadogan