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Marie-Louise Damien

Marie-Louise Damien, better known by the stage name Damia, was a French singer and actress. Louise Marie Damien was born on 5 December 1889 to Marie Joséphine Louise and Nicolas Damien on rue Jeanne d’Arc in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, her father was a police sergeant in Lorraine and she was raised in a family of eight siblings. Running away from home after being sent to a reform school, Damien arrived in Paris when she was fifteen. Damien worked as a model and actress playing bit parts with the Théâtre du Châtelet, but by 1909 was performing as a dancer, using the stage name Marise Damia, with Max Dearly in London. After returning from London, she was encouraged to sing by the impresario Robert Hollard, who used the stage name "Roberty". Hollard was the husband of the singer, Fréhel, at the time and his affair with Damia ended his stormy marriage, her singing debut occurred in 1911 at the Pépinière and was followed by a performance at the Alhambra, arranged by Harry Fragson. He arranged for her to perform at the Alcazar d'Été, where she worked with Maurice Chevalier.

When Fragson was murdered by his father, Damia went to the United States. Performing on Broadway until 1916, she returned to France and during the remainder of the war sang on the war front. After being seen by Félix Mayol, one of the leading male singing stars at the time, he hired her to perform at his concerts. Despite this, her career evolved taking second billing for a number of years but with help in her stage presentation from the American dancer, Loie Fuller, she became a singing star. At the beginning of World War I she opened Le Concert Damia, in Montmartre, where she became the first star to have a single spotlight trained on her face, bare arms and hands. From this point in her career she became the most important exponent of the chanson réaliste genre until Édith Piaf came along in 1936, her nickname was "la tragédienne de la chanson", amongst her big hits were "Les goélands", "Johnny Palmer", "C'est mon gigolo" and "Tu ne sais pas aimer"—the latter song became a theme for French sufferers of AIDS.

Around 1922, Damia became the lover of the architect Eileen Gray, a member of a circle of lesbians which included Fuller and her lover Gab Sorère, Natalie Barney and Romaine Brooks. Upon Fuller's death in 1928, Damia and Sorère became lovers. In 1927, she appeared in the film, Napoléon directed by Abel Gance with early silent film stars Antonin Artaud, Philippe Hériat and Suzanne Bianchetti, her other film successes included "Sola" and "Notre Dame De Paris", alongside Anthony Quinn. Damia had enduring appeal that stretched to audiences as far away as Japan where she toured in 1953. A few years she did a farewell tour, ending her more than forty-year career in a double bill with Marie Dubasin front of a full house at the Paris Olympia, her actual swansong, was singing "Les Croix" on "La joie de vivre d'Edith Piaf", in 1956. When asked in 1974 by the Anglo-French biographer David Bret to divulge the secret of her long life and fabulous voice, Damia replied, "Three packs of Gitanes a day!" Damia died on 30 January 1978 at La Celle-Saint-Cloud, a western suburb of Paris, was interred in the Cimetière de Pantin.

Today, she is considered to be the third greatest singer of chansons réalistes, after Edith Piaf and Barbara. Calais-Dover Alone La tête d'un homme Damia on IMDb

A Dream Too Late

A Dream Too Late was an experimental rock band from Albany, United States. They released their debut album, Intermission to the Moon on November 6, 2007. In 2007 they toured with Falling Up, Run Kid Run, The Send. In 2008, due to unknown reasons they were let go by Nail Records; the band stated on their MySpace that they have broken up and that previous members have created a new band called "Philadelphia". The Philadelphia project was active up until February 2011 releasing only one song. Intermission to the Moon 14th and Knott Do You Believe? Intermission to the Moon City Park Trendsetter The Life Can I Start a New? Be Honest Daylight Airsick A Night Polaris A Dream Too Late's page on Tooth & Nail Patrol Magazine Review of Intermission to the Moon A Dream Too Late Official Myspace Philadelphia Facebook

Judah Sandhy

Judah Sandhy is an Indian film music director who works in Kannada and Telugu films. He rose to fame with 2017 Blockbuster film Operation Alamelamma. Sandhy was the founder member and frontman of Bangalore's based band Slain formed at the time of his college. After graduating from college he started music production and decided to take music as his profession, setting up his own music studio and working for commercials, short film "son of a gun", raju bhai and jingles, he made his debut as a music director in 2015 Kannada film Thamisra. In 2016 he composed music for Badmaash starring Dhananjay and Sanchita Shetty. In 2017 he composed music for the blockbuster film Operation Alamelamma starring Rishi and Shraddha Srinath and composed 3 of the 6 songs from Uppu Huli Khara. In the same year Judah composed music for Chamak starring Rashmika Mandanna, his next film is 8MM starring Jaggesh. Sandhy was born on 21 January 1989 in Bangalore, India, he went to Bangalore. Judah Sandhy on IMDb

D. C. Chambial

Duni Chand Chambial, is a contemporary bilingual poet from Himachal Pradesh and a critic who, as an editor in chief, has been editing Poetcrit, a reviewed international journal for the last thirty years. Chambial appeared as an Indian English poet by publishing his first volume, Broken Images, in 1983, he rooted himself as a poet in Indian English Poetry with the continuous publication of his nine other English poetry collection and one in Hindi. His poems have been translated into many languages. Broken Images, Samkaleen Prakashan, New Delhi, India The Poetry OF Himachal Pradesh, Poetry Publications, India The Cargoes Of The Bleeding Hearts & Other Poems, Golden Books of India, India Himpaat, Kanta Sahitya Prakashan, Himachal Pradesh, India Perceptions, Kanta Sahitya Prakashan, Himachal Pradesh, India Gyrating Hawks & Sinking Roads, Kanta Sahitya Prakashan, Himachal Pradesh, India Before The Petals Unfold, Poetcrit Publications, Himachal Pradesh, India This Promising Age and Other Poems, Poetcrit Publications, Himachal Pradesh, India Collected Poems: 1979 – 2004, Poetcrit Publications, Himachal Pradesh, India Mellow Tones, Publish America, United States Words, Aadi Publications, India Words: 1979-2010 Aadi Publications, India Hour of Antipathy, Poetcrit Publications, Himachal Pradesh, India Songs of Sonority and Hope, New Delhi, India.

Death and Suffering in the Poetry of Krishna Srinivas, Poet Publications, India The Theme of Death and Suffering in the Poetry of O. P. Bhatnagar, Kanta Sahitya Prakashan, Himachal Pradesh India English Poetry in India: A Secular Viewpoint, Aavishkar Publishers, Jaipur, India. In recognition of his achievements Professor Chambial has received several awards and honours, among them: Lachian Art Letters Bronze Medal, 1987 Trans-World Poetry Exposition, California.

Biarmosuchia

Biarmosuchia is an extinct clade of non-mammalian synapsids from the Permian. Biarmosuchians are the most basal group of the therapsids, they were moderately-sized, lightly-built carnivores, intermediate in form between basal sphenacodont "pelycosaurs" and more advanced therapsids. Biarmosuchians were rare components of Permian ecosystems, the majority of species belong to the clade Burnetiamorpha, which are characterized by elaborate cranial ornamentation; the biarmosuchian skull is similar to the sphenacodontid skull, differing only in the larger temporal fenestra backward-sloping occiput, reduced number of teeth, single large canine teeth in both upper and lower jaws, other features. In specialised Biarmosuchia, these resemble the enlarged canines of the Gorgonopsia; the presence of larger jaw-closing muscles is indicated by the flaring of the rear of the skull where these muscles were attached. Burnetiamorphs, which made up the majority of biarmosuchian diversity, were characterized by elaborate cranial ornamentation consisting of bumps and bosses.

Some burnetiids have a thick domed skull reminiscent of dinocephalians and pachycephalosaur dinosaurs. The vertebrae are sphenacodontid-like, but the shoulder and pelvic girdles and the limbs indicate a much more advanced posture; the feet are more symmetrical, indicating that they faced forward throughout the stride, the phalanges are reduced in length so that they are more like that of synapsids. Biarmosuchians ranged in size from small species with skulls 10–15 cm in length to large species such as Biarmosuchus, which may have had a skull 60 centimetres in length; the most representative group of the Biarmosuchia, the Burnetiamorpha, comprise ten genera: Bullacephalus, Lemurosaurus, Lophorhinus and Pachydectes from South Africa and Proburnetia from Russia, Lende from Malawi. In addition, Sidor et al. described a partial skull roof including the dorsal margin of orbits and parietal foramen of an unnamed burnetiid from the upper Permian of Tanzania, Sidor et al. noted the presence of a burnetiid in the middle Permian of Zambia.

Other Biarmosuchia include Biarmosuchus from Russia, Herpetoskylax and Lycaenodon from South Africa, Wantulignathus from Zambia. Biarmosuchians are considered the most basal major lineage of therapsids. Biarmosuchia consists of a paraphyletic series of basal biarmosuchians that are typical early therapsids, the derived clade Burnetiamorpha, characterized by skulls ornamented by horns and bosses. Biarmosuchians were the last of the six major therapsid lineages to be recognized; the majority of biarmosuchians were once considered gorgonopsians. James Hopson and Herbert Richard Barghusen tentatively united Biarmosuchidae and Ictidorhinidae as "Biarmosuchia", but were undecided as to whether they constituted a natural group or an assemblage that had in common only shared primitive characteristics, they thought that Phthinosuchus was too poorly known to tell if it belonged, but considered Eotitanosuchus a more advanced form. Denise Sigogneau-Russell erected the infraorder Biarmosuchia to include the families Biarmosuchidae and Ictidorhinidae, distinct from Eotitanosuchia and Phthinosuchia.

Ivakhnenko argued that Biarmosuchus tener, Eotitanosuchus olsoni, Ivantosaurus ensifer, all known from the Ezhovo locality, Ocher Faunal Assemblage, are the same species. If these taxa are shown to be distinct, Ivakhnenko's paper indicates that Eotitanosuchus and Biarmosuchus are similar animals. Ivakhnenko relocates the family Eotitanosuchidae to the order Titanosuchia, superorder Dinocephalia. Benton 2000 and 2004 gives the Biarmosuchia the rank of suborder. Biarmosuchians were rare components of their ecosystems. However, they were moderately diverse and there were multiple contemporary species in some ecosystems. All were predators similar to gorgonopsians and therocephalians, though they were not apex predators. Evolution of mammals Permian tetrapods M. J. Vertebrate Paleontology, 2nd Ed. Blackwell Science Ltd. 3rd edition Carroll, R. L. Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution, WH Freeman & Co. Hopson, J. A. and Barghusen, H. R. An analysis of therapsid relationships in N Hotton, III, PD MacLean, JJ Roth and EC Roth, The Ecology and Biology of Mammal-like Reptiles, Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. 83–106 Ivakhnenko, M.

F. 1999, Biarmosuches from the Ocher Faunal Assemblage of Eastern Europe, Paleontological Journal vol 33 no.3 pp. 289–296. Abstract Sigogneau-Russell, D. 1989, "Theriodontia I - Phthinosuchia, Eotitanosuchia, Gorgonopsia" Part 17 B I, Encyclopedia of Paleoherpetology, Gutsav Fischer Verlag and New York, Therapsida: Biarmosuchia at Palaeos

Harry Golden

Harry Lewis Golden was an American writer and newspaper publisher. Golden was born Herschel Goldhirsch in the shtetl Mikulintsy, Ukraine part of Austria-Hungary, his mother Nuchama was Romanian and his father Leib was Austrian. In 1904 Leib Goldhirsch, a former Hebrew teacher, emigrated to Winnipeg, only to move the family to New York City the next year and "became an editor of the Jewish Daily Forward."For a time Harry worked as a newspaper seller on the Lower East Side, could remember shouting out headlines about the Leo Frank case, about which he wrote a book. As a teenager, he became interested in Georgist socialism, spoke on its behalf, he lost his job in the 1929 crash. Convicted of mail fraud because he had held onto funds entrusted and thereby caused a loss to investors, Golden served four years in a Federal prison at Atlanta, Georgia and, decades President Richard M. Nixon gave Mr. Golden a full presidential pardon for the mail fraud conviction. In 1941, he moved to Charlotte, where, as a reporter for the Charlotte Labor Journal and The Charlotte Observer, he wrote about and spoke out against racial segregation and the Jim Crow laws of the time.

From 1942 to 1968, Golden published The Carolina Israelite as a forum, not just for his political views but observations and reminiscences of his boyhood in New York's Lower East Side. He traveled widely: in 1960 to speak to Jews in West Germany and again to cover the 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann in Israel for Life, he is referenced in the lyrics to Phil Ochs' song, "Love Me, I'm a Liberal": "You know, I've memorized Lerner and Golden." His satirical "The Vertical Negro Plan", involved removing the chairs from any to-be-integrated building, since Southern whites didn't mind standing with blacks, only sitting with them. Golden convinced a southern department store manager to put an "Out of Order" sign by the water fountain marked White. Calvin Trillin devised the Harry Golden Rule, which states that "in present-day America it's difficult, when commenting on events of the day, to invent something so bizarre that it might not come to pass while your piece is still on the presses."Golden's books include three collections of essays from the Israelite and a biography of his friend, poet Carl Sandburg.

One of those collections, Only in America, was the basis for a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, he maintained a correspondence with Billy Graham. "His Irish Catholic wife, the former Genevieve Gallagher" predeceased him. Theodore Solotaroff addressed the "Harry Golden phenomenon" in "Harry Golden & the American Audience" in Commentary magazine, March 1961. Irving Howe compared Philip Roth's early novel Portnoy's Complaint to For 2¢ Plain in a critical review of Roth's novel in Commentary when Complaint was published in 1969. 1944-1968: The Carolina Israelite. 1950: Jews in American History: Their Contributions to the United States of America. 1955: Jewish Roots in the Carolinas: A Pattern of American Philo-Semitism. 1958: Only in America. Republished 1972 by World Publishing Co. 1958: For 2¢ Plain. Republished 1976 by Amereon Ltd. ISBN 0-8488-1015-5. 1960: Enjoy, Enjoy! 1961: Carl Sandburg. Republished 1988 by Univ. of Illinois Press, ISBN 0-252-06006-7. 1962: Five Boyhoods. 1962: You're Entitle.

1962: The Harry Golden Omnibus. 1962: O. Henry Stories. ISBN 0-448-41105-9. 1963: Forgotten Pioneer. 1964: Mr. Kennedy and the Negroes. 1964: So What Else is New? 1965: A Little Girl is Dead 1965: Amerikah Sheli. Hebrew. Selections from Only in America and For 2¢ Plain. 1966: Ess, Mein Kindt. 1966: The Lynching of Leo Frank 1967: The Best of Harry Golden. * 1968: The Humor Gazette - Funniest Stories from Country Papers. 1969: The Right Time: An Autobiography. 1970: So Long As You're Healthy. 1971: The Israelis: Portrait of a People. 1972: The Golden Book of Jewish Humor. 1972: The Greatest Jewish City in the World. 1973: Travels Through Jewish America. 1974: Our Southern Landsmen. 1975: Long Live Columbus. ISBN 0-399-11440-8 1981: America, I Love You. Golden is honored with a memorial on the central campus of Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte. See "Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care About Jews, the South, Civil Rights" by Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett, The University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

The Harry Golden Papers-Pt.1 J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte The Harry Golden Papers-Pt.2 J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte Biography of Harry Golden