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Mick Hanly

Mick Hanly is an Irish singer and composer from Limerick. In the 1970s, he formed several folk music duos, first with Mícheál Ó Domhnaill with Andy Irvine and, more with Dónal Lunny. From 1982 till 1985, he was a member of Moving Hearts. Hanly is known for composing "Past the Point of Rescue", first covered by Mary Black and by American artist Hal Ketchum. Hanly grew up in Limerick City and his musical interests were rock'n roll in the fifties and the sixties, he taught himself to play guitar and his live debut in 1958 was in accompanying himself perform "Livin' Doll" at a primary school concert. After leaving school in 1970, he joined E. S. B. in Galway City. After discovering folk music through Seán Ó Riada and the playing of Clare uilleann piper Willie Clancy, he performed Woody Guthrie and Paul Simon material in the Golden Key, a folk music venue, he formed a duo called Monroe. They toured Brittany meeting with other local and visiting Irish musicians. During this time, Brittany was enjoying a major folk revival, with artists like Alan Stivell, Tri Yann, Sonerien Du just emerging onto the scene.

In 1974, Hanly and Ó Domhnaill recorded a single, "The Hills of Greenmore", toured with the group Planxty as their supporting act. After enlisting the help of some of the members of Planxty—Liam O'Flynn, Dónal Lunny, Matt Molloy—Hanly and Ó Domhnaill signed a deal with Polydor Records and recorded the album, Celtic Folkweave. Monroe split in 1975 when Ó Domhnaill joined the Bothy Band, Hanly returned to Brittany and the life of an itinerant Irish folk troubadour, he returned to Ireland in 1977 to record two albums for the Mulligan label, A Kiss In the Morning Early and As I Went Over Blackwater with Lunny, Molloy, Paddy Glackin, Noel Hill, piper Peter Brown and Declan Sinnott. After the release of his debut solo album, Hanly embarked on Irish and European tours with Irvine, after the demise of the Planxty, including at'The 4th Irish Folk Festival' in Germany and the following year, when they were joined on stage by Liam O'Flynn at'The 5th Irish Folk Festival'. From 1982 till 1985, he was a member of Moving Hearts.

Hanly is known for composing "Past the Point of Rescue", first covered by Mary Black and by American artist Hal Ketchum. Celtic Folkweave A Kiss in the Morning Early As I Went Over Blackwater – with Andy Irvine Still Not Cured All I Remember Warts & All Happy Like This Live at the Meeting Place Wooden Horses Wish Me Well Mick Hanly & Friends Live Homeland Hanly, Mick. Wish Me Well: Notes on My Sleeve. Ireland: Gill & Macmillan. ISBN 0-7171-3890-9

Guus Janssen

Guus Janssen is a Dutch composer of contemporary music and a recording artist. A pianist and harpsichordist, he is active as a jazz performer, he studied piano and composition at the Sweelinck Academy of Music in Amsterdam with Ton de Leeuw and piano with Jaap Spaanderman. He studied piano with Ton Hartsuiker, he has performed with John Zorn, George Lewis, Han Bennink, Theo Loevendie, Gidon Kremer. He teaches at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, he won the Matthijs Vermeulen Award in 1984. He has released several CDs. Klankast Lighter with Ernst Glerum, Wim Janssen Chamber & Solo Zwik Hollywood o. K. Pieces Guus Janssen, David Kweksilber Out of Frame Meeting Points Open Music'92 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia Filanovskij, Boris. 2003a. "Gjus Jansen/Guus Janssen". In Pro gollandskuju muzyku, edited by Irina Leskovskaja, 318–29. St Petersburg: Institut Pro Arte. Filanovskij, Boris. 2003b. "Gjus Jansen:'Menja zanimaet nesinhronnost' žizni'". In Pro gollandskuju muzyku, edited by Irina Leskovskaja, 330–34. St Petersburg: Institut Pro Arte.

Janssen, Guus. 2004. "Take Ten: Guus Janssen:'Muziek is een prachtige manier om zonder woorden te gebruiken toch een eigen mentaliteit of levenshouding te laten spreken'". Draai om je oren: Jazz en meer website. Oskamp, Jacqueline. 2003. Radicaal gewoon: Bestaat er zoiets als Nederlandse muziek?. Amsterdam: Mets & Schilt. ISBN 978-90-5330-372-6, Schönberger, Elmar. 1986. "String Quartet or'String Quartet'". Key Notes, no. 23:13. Waa, Frits van der. 1994. "Guus Janssen and the Skating-on-Thin-Ice Feeling". Key Notes, no. 28, no. 3:8–13. Waa, Frits van der. 2001. "Janssen, Guus". The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell. London: Macmillan Publishers. Official site

Galivants Ferry Historic District

Galivants Ferry Historic District is a national historic district located at Galivants Ferry in Horry County, South Carolina. It encompasses 28 contributing buildings that reflect the agricultural heritage of Galivants Ferry and of the larger Pee Dee region. Included are tenant farmer houses, storage barns, tobacco packhouses, curing barns, sheds; the include the home of the Holliday family and a church that sits at the edge of a long stretch of tobacco fields on Pee Dee Road. Included is a filling station along U. S. Route 501, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. Galivants Ferry Historic District Map Galivants Ferry Historic District - Conway, South Carolina - U. S. National Register of Historic Places on

Carlo Ridolfi

Carlo Ridolfi was an Italian art biographer and painter of the Baroque period. Ridolfi was born in Lonigo near Vicenza, he was a pupil of the painter Antonio Vassilacchi. He painted a Visitation for the Ognissanti and an Adoration of the Magi for San Giovanni Elemosinario in Venice, he copied Tintoretto's Christ Washing the Disciples' Feet in San Marcuola, before it came to the collection of King Charles I of England. Ridolfi's copy still remains in San Marcuola, he was best known, in his own day and since, as an author on art. Carlo Ridolfi was an important collector of drawings, such as Giorgio Vasari. Many of these drawings are conserved in the Christ Church Library. Ridolfi wrote a biography of the Venetian painters in 1648 titled Le maraviglie dell'Arte ovvero, Le vite degli Illustri Pittori Veneti e dello Stato, he wrote La vita di Giacopo Robusti in 1642. He was awarded the knighthood of the Golden Cross by Pope Innocent X and a chain of gold and a medal of St. Mark by the Republic of Venice for his books rather than his painting.

Subsequent Venetian chroniclers who have quoted Ridolfi include Marco Boschini, Antonio Maria Zanetti, Luigi Lanzi. As Vasari's Lives of the Most Excellent Painters and Architects was weaker on Venetian painters than Florentine ones, Ridolfi remains an important source for Venetian painting between the beginning of the Renaissance and his own day, although his accuracy is doubted, many of his numerous attributions to Giorgione, are no longer accepted: according to Michael Hirst, "... the enormous number of paintings attributed to Giorgione by Ridolfi gravely weakens his authority". One purpose of his work was to supply a corrective to Vasari, just as Vasari ascribes all progress in art to Florentines, Ridolfi attempts something similar for the Venetian tradition, with its closer connection to Byzantine art, he was well educated in the classics, his style is much given to rhetorical flourishes, classical comparisons and references to poetry, whilst rather lacking Vasari's talent for telling anecdote.

He approached the larger lives in a scholarly fashion, quoted many documents now vanished, that remain invaluable to art historians. His work gives great insight into the way art was seen in his own day, as well as during the lives of his subjects, he died at Venice in 1658. Le maraviglie dell'arte: ovvero Le vite degli illustri pittori Veneti e dello Stato... Volume 1, By Carlo Ridolfi, Giuseppe Vedova, Second edition with corrections, Tipografia Cartellier, Padua, 1835. 1648 Edition. Vita di Giacopo Robusti, 1642. Farquhar, Maria. Ralph Nicholson Wornum. Biographical catalogue of the principal Italian painters. Woodfall & Kinder, Angel Court, Skinner Street, London. Pp. 146–7. Land, Norman E.. "Poetry and anecdote in Carlo Ridolfi's Life of Titian". In Patricia Meilman; the Cambridge Companion to Titian. Cambridge UP. pp. 205–224. Portrait and notes from the Metropolitan

Daniel Webb (British Army officer)

Lieutenant General Daniel Webb was a British Army general made famous for his actions during the French and Indian War. He purchased a commission as ensign on 20 March 1720, he was promoted to major of the Eighth Horse, in 1742, served at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743. In April 1745 he was promoted lieutenant colonel of the regiment, served at the Battle of Fontenoy, he was promoted to colonel of the 48th Regiment of Foot in 1755. Webb sailed to North America as a subordinate of Lord Loudoun, travelling to become Commander-in-Chief of Britain's American colonies. Webb is best remembered for his role in the operations around Lake George in 1757, which culminated in the Battle of Fort William Henry. Believing a French deserter's report that the French army of General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm was 11,000 men strong, Webb refused to send any of his estimated 1,600 men north to relieve the besieged garrison at Fort William Henry, since they were all that stood between the French and Albany. General Webb was recalled because of his actions.

In James Fenimore Cooper's novel The Last of the Mohicans, Webb is portrayed as a minor character most noteworthy for declining to send adequate support to Fort William Henry. In the 1992 film he is portrayed by Mac Andrews, he obtained the rank of major-general in 1759 and lieutenant-general in 1761. He died in 1773