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Gianluigi Gelmetti

Gianluigi Gelmetti OMRI, is an Italian-born, naturalized Monaco citizen conductor and composer. Gianluigi Gelmetti was born on 11 September 1945 in Italy; when 16-year old, Sergiu Celibidache let him conduct an orchestra took him as a pupil. He subsequently studied with Hans Swarowsky. In 1967 he won the “Firenze” prize. Since his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Gelmetti performs as a conductor at international opera houses, concert halls and festivals. From 1989 to 1998, he has been Principal Conductor of the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra as well as the Schwetzingen Festival. From 2004 to 2008, he was Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. In 2012, he was appointed Principal Conductor of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, a post that he held until 2016, he was named Chef Honoraire for life and was awarded the Monaco citizenship by H. S. H. Prince Albert II. In Pesaro, Italy, at the end of last century, Gelmetti conducted several productions at the Rossini Opera Festival: Tancredi, La Gazza Ladra, Maometto secondo, He was awarded the Rossini d’Oro for Guillaume Tell, a world premiere of the complete opera lasting over 5 hours.

While at the Rome Opera House, he led some lesser-known or rediscovered lyric works: the world premiere of Marie Victoire and La fiamma by Ottorino Respighi. He notably conducted Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, Così Fan Tutte and Die Zauberflöte. Among other works he conducted: Das Rheingold and in Monte-Carlo. Most he led a video production of La Cenerentola directed by Carlo Verdone for Rada Film and Verdi’s Messa da Requiem in Rome. Apart from opera, he conducts symphonic concerts in Germany, he was seen performing in China and in Oman. He is much appreciated in Japan, where he conducted the NHK Symphony Orchestra, the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, he was awarded the Tokyo critics’ prize “Best Performance of the Year” for Symphony No. 9. His discography with EMI, SONY, RICORDI, FONIT, DECCA, TELDEC, NAXOS and AGORÀ, displays a vast and complex repertory: operas by Rossini and Mozart. Recent releases include two rare Rossini operas and Anton Bruckner’s symphony nr.6.

Mr. Gelmetti writes music, he composed “In Paradisum Deducant Te Angeli”, premiered in Rome and performed in London, Frankfurt, Budapest and Stuttgart. More the Teatro Comunale di Bologna commissioned him a “Cantata della Vita”. for choir, cello solo and orchestra. He has been teaching conducting at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena and at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, he has been knighted "Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" in France, "Commandeur de l’Ordre du Mérite Culturel" in Monaco and "Cavaliere di Gran Croce" of the Italian Republic. Berg-Stravinsky-Ravel: Violin Concertos – Frank Peter Zimmermann Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Donizetti: “Les martyrs” Gencer/Bruson/Garaventa/Furlanetto Orch. Teatro La Fenice Mascagni: "Iris" Dessì/Cura/Servile/Ghiaurov Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Mozart: Symphony nr. 40 / Sinfonia Concertante KV 364 – Frank Peter Zimmermann Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Stuttgart Mozart: “Die Entführung aus dem Serail” Swenson/Blochwitz/Rydl Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Puccini: “La Bohème” Dessì/Sabbatini/Scarabelli/Gavanelli/Colombara Orchestra del Teatro Comunale Bologna Puccini: "La Rondine" Gasdia/Cupido/Cosotti/Scarabelli Orchestra RAI Milano Rossini: Overtures Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Stuttgart Rossini: “Il signor Bruschino” Corbelli/Felle/Kuebler/Rinaldi Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Rossini: “L’occasione fa il ladro” Patterson/Gambill/De Carolis/Bacelli Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Rossini: “La cambiale di matrimonio” Del Carlo/Hall/Kuebler/Rinaldi Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Rossini: “La scala di seta” Serra/Kuebler/Corbelli/Rinaldi Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Rossini: “Tancredi” Manca di Nissa/Bayo/Giménez/D’Arcangelo Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Rossini: “Tancredi” Barcellona/Takova/Filianoti/Polverelli Orchestra regionale della Toscana ORT Rossini: “La gazza ladra” Ricciarelli/Matteuzzi/Ramey/Manca di Nissa RAI Orchestra Rossini: “Maometto II” Gasdia/Pertusi/Scalchi/Vargas/Piccoli Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart Rossini: “Il barb

List of Alpha Delta Phi members

The list of Alpha Delta Phi members includes initiated and honorary members of Alpha Delta Phi. Bernie Bierman - University of Minnesota, 1915, University of Minnesota football coach Andy Enfield - Johns Hopkins University, 1991, head basketball coach at University of Southern California Jean Fugett - Amherst College, 1972, tight end, Dallas Cowboys 1972-1975, Washington Redskins 1976-1979 Jeremy Glick - University of Rochester, 1993, one of several passengers believed to have counterattacked the hijackers of United Airlines Flight 93, on September 11, 2001. - University of California, 1937, former owner of Oakland Athletics. Jackie Jensen - University of California, 1949, former Major League Baseball outfielder Miller Pontius - University of Michigan, 1914, All Big-9 tackle in 1912. Vincent - Williams College, 1960, former Commissioner, Major League Baseball Colin Angle - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989, founder and CEO of iRobot Corporation Edwin Booz - Northwestern University, 1914, founder of Booz Allen Hamilton and Booz & Company David Culver - McGill University, 1946, Chairman and CEO emeritus of Alcan Aluminum Ltd.

Bill Downe -University of Toronto, 1980, CEO of the Bank of Montreal John S. Dyson - Cornell University, 1965, former Deputy Mayor of New York City. Teagle - Cornell University, 1900, President of Standard Oil Grant Tinker - Dartmouth College, 1949, President of NBC Gerald B. Zornow - University of Rochester, 1937, Chairman of Eastman Kodak Bishop Theodore B. Lyman - Hamilton College, 1837 Father Thomas Merton - Columbia University, 1938 Bishop Herbert Shipman - Colgate University, 1890 Joseph S. Ames - Johns Hopkins Chapter, 1886, President of Johns Hopkins University J. Seelye Bixler - Amherst Chapter, 1916, President of Colby College G. Armour Craig - Amherst Chapter, 1937, President of Amherst College Charles William Eliot - Harvard Chapter, 1853, President of Harvard University John Robert Evans, Toronto Chapter, 1952, Rhodes Scholar.

Nat Carr

Nat Carr was an American character actor of the silent and early talking picture eras. During his eighteen-year career, Carr appeared in over 100 films, most of them features. Carr was born on August 1886, in Poltava in the Russian Empire. In 1887, his family emigrated to the United States. Carr entered the film industry in His People, in the featured role of Chaim Barowitz. Although he may have appeared in an earlier film, 1923's Little Johnny Jones, he appeared in the featured role of Levi in The Jazz Singer, the first picture with synchronized sound dialogue in 1927. In 1929 Carr co-wrote the story for the film, The Talk of Hollywood, in which he starred. Other notable films in which he appeared include: as a waiter in Raoul Walsh's 1939 crime drama, The Roaring Twenties, starring James Cagney, Priscilla Lane, Humphrey Bogart. Carr's final screen performance was as a tourist in Passage from Hong Kong. Carr died on July 6, 1944, in Hollywood and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.

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Project Runway All Stars

Project Runway All Stars is a spin-off of Project Runway, featuring returning designers competing for grand prizes. Angela Lindvall and Carolyn Murphy have each hosted one season before Alyssa Milano became the staple host of the past five seasons; as on Project Runway, the designers are judged by the host, two permanent judges and guest judges throughout the season. The permanent All Stars judges have been Isaac Mizrahi. Joanna Coles mentored the designers throughout seasons one and two, Zanna Roberts Rassi replaced her in season three to five and Anne Fulenwider mentored season six and season seven. In May, 2016, Lifetime renewed Project Runway All Stars for two more seasons in a deal with The Weinstein Company. Following the 2017 allegations against Harvey Weinstein, The Weinstein Company filed for bankruptcy, Project Runway was picked up by its original broadcaster Bravo, but no comment has been made about Project Runway All Stars. Same as Project Runway, All Stars follows the same format with challenges and eliminations.

Judging duties on the first season of All Stars were taken up by host, Angela Lindvall, fashion designers Georgina Chapman, Isaac Mizrahi, a fourth guest judge a fashion designer, a supermodel, a celebrity, or a professional from an industry related to the challenge given. The second season saw the replacement of Lindvall as host and judge by supermodel Carolyn Murphy, who only remained with the show for one season also. American actress Alyssa Milano became the host and judge on All Stars in the third season, has remained on the show for five seasons. Joanna Coles acts as a mentor to the designers, giving them suggestions and tips for their designs throughout the episode, but she does not participate in the judging's. Coles was the stable mentor for the first and second season, until Zanna Roberts Rassi replaced her in the third to fifth season. Anne Fulenwider took over for final two seasons. Lifetime's first season of Project Runway All Stars consisted of twelve one-hour episodes featuring 13 past contestants competing in a series of challenges.

The airdate was set for November 3, 2011, but was pushed back to January 5, 2012. The season was hosted by Angela Lindvall and the recurring judges were fashion designers Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman; the winner was Mondo Guerra. The second season of All-Stars began airing October 25, 2012. Carolyn Murphy replaced Angela Lindvall as host, while Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman were back for Season 2 as judges. Season 2 featuring 13 designers, Anthony Ryan Auld was the winner, it was announced in June 2013 that a third All Stars season was in the works with Alyssa Milano as the host. Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman were returning as judges. Zanna Roberts Rassi, the senior fashion editor for Marie Claire, joined this season as the mentor; the season started production in late June 2013, premiered on October 24, 2013. Mary Kay Cosmetics is the supplier for all makeup used by the designers for this season, it is their first time to be featured on the series.. Seth Aaron Henderson was the winner among 11 participating designers.

Reports of a fourth season of All Stars, once again hosted by Milano, were confirmed on social media by Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, who served as a guest judge. The cast of 14 designers was revealed on September 16, with a premiere date set for October 30, 2014. Dmitry Sholokhov was the winner; the fifth season of All Stars premiered in the beginning of 2016. Alyssa Milano returned as host as well as Isaac Mizrahi, Georgina Chapman and Zanna Roberts Rassi. Season 5 features 13 designers, Dom Streater was the winner; the sixth season of All Stars premiered in January 2018. Alyssa Milano returned in her role as host, Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman remain regular judges. Anne Fulenwider mentored the designers. Season 6 features eight new All Stars designers, eight designers who have competed on All Stars previously; the winner of this season was Anthony Williams. The seventh season of All Stars premiered in January 2019. Alyssa Milano returned in her role as host, Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman remain regular judges.

Anne Fulenwider mentored the designers. The season featured seven former U. S. winners and seven international winners. The winner was Michelle Lesniak. Legend Designers' names in bold indicate winners in their respective All-Star seasons. Designers' names in italic indicate finalists in their respective All-Star seasons

Kamel Ajlouni

Kamel Mohammed Saleh Ajlouni, M. D. is a physician in the field of endocrinology. He earned a doctor of medicine degree from the Heidelberg University School of Medicine in 1967. Ajlouni became professor of endocrinology in the Department of Internal medicine at the University of Jordan in 1985. Professor Ajlouni has written more than 120 professional papers in the field of endocrinology. In recognition of his contributions, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists presented him with the International Clinician Award in 2008. Ajlouni has worked in numerous posts as minister of health from 1984 to 1985, he is one of the founders of the Jordan University of Science and Technology and was its president from 1986 to 1995. Ajlouni is the president of the National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Genetics in Jordan since 1996. Professor Ajlouni was a senator in the Jordanian Congress from 1996 to 2001. Ajlouni went through school in Rashidiah College in Jerusalem from 1955 to 1958 high school in Hussein College, Amman from 1958 to 1960.

He attended Studien Kollege, University of Heidelberg, West Germany, from 1961 to 1962, went to the medical school from 1962 to 1967. He graduated on 11 December 1967, he got his doctor of medicine degree in anatomy from the University of Heidelberg, on 16 February 1968