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Peter McConnell

Peter N. McConnell known as Peter Mc, is an American video game composer and musician, best known for his work at LucasArts and for composing the soundtracks for every Sly Cooper game since the second installment. McConnell was born in Pennsylvania. Peter studied music as an undergraduate at Harvard University in the 1980s under Timothy Vincent Clarke, Curt Cacioppo and Ivan Tcherepnin. In Harvard McConnell befriended the future LucasArts composer Michael Land, who composed many of the company's titles, worked with him at the audio company Lexicon. While beginning his career in the Sound Department at LucasArts, Land needed someone who would both compose and implement music into his second project Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge and McConnell stepped in. McConnell and Land co-invented LucasArts' patented interactive music system. During his time at LucasArts, McConnell composed many soundtracks for games such as those in the Monkey Island, Indiana Jones and Star Wars series. Notable titles from this time include Grim Fandango, scored with unique Mexican influenced jazz and traditional film score style, Full Throttle, featuring rock soundtrack which McConnell scored with rock group The Gone Jackals.

While composing music for these two games, McConnell worked with Tim Schafer, who hired him to compose scores for the titles Psychonauts, Brütal Legend, Costume Quest for his company Double Fine Productions. McConnell left LucasArts in 2000, but contributed to Escape from Monkey Island and special edition of The Secret of Monkey Island. Since McConnell has composed scores for Psychonauts, Sly 2: Band of Thieves, Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves, Kinectimals. McConnell is one of the founding members of G. A. N. G; the Game Audio Network Guild. He is known live-action music performer, playing the electric violin. In 2013, McConnell returned to the Sly Cooper franchise to score the fourth game, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, released in February of that year; the score of the game is performed by the Nashville Music Scoring orchestra. For the first time McConnell's entire score was released on iTunes to accompany the release of the game. McConnell has worked on the Double Fine titles Broken Age and the remastered version of Grim Fandango, both of which include performances by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

He married Amy McConnell and they now have two children and Alice. McConnell has been announced to return to score the upcoming Psychonauts 2, set to be released in 2020. Grim Fandango Remastered, Double Fine Broken Age, Double Fine Costume Quest 2, Double Fine Valiant Hearts: The Great War, Ubisoft Montpelier Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, PopCap Games Hearthstone, Blizzard Entertainment Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time, PopCap Games Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Sanzaru Games/Sony Kinect Disneyland Adventures, Frontier Developments Kinectimals, Microsoft Costume Quest, Double Fine Brütal Legend, Double Fine Tornado Outbreak, Konami Calling All Cars!, Sony Psychonauts, Double Fine Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves, Sucker Punch/Sony The Bard's Tale, Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. Sly 2: Band of Thieves, Sucker Punch/Sony Star Wars: Battlefront, LucasArts Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader, LucasArts Escape from Monkey Island, LucasArts Star Wars: Force Commander, LucasArts Star Wars Episode I: Racer, LucasArts Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance, LucasArts Grim Fandango, LucasArts Star Wars Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith, LucasArts Star Wars: X-Wing Collector Series, LucasArts Herc's Adventures, LucasArts Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, LucasArts Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter: Balance of Power, LucasArts Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter, LucasArts Star Wars: Yoda Stories, LucasArts Afterlife, LucasArts Shadows of the Empire, Nintendo Co. Ltd.

The Dig, LucasArts Full Throttle, LucasArts Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire, LucasArts Star Wars: TIE Fighter, LucasArts Star Wars: TIE Fighter, LucasArts Star Wars: X-Wing, LucasArts Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle, LucasArts Sam & Max Hit the Road, LucasArts Star Wars: Rebel Assault, LucasArts Star Wars: X-Wing, LucasArts Star Wars: X-Wing: B-Wing, LucasArts Star Wars: X-Wing: Imperial Pursuit, LucasArts Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, LucasArts Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge, LucasArts McConnell, Peter. "Dance of the Dead: The Adventures of a Composer Creating the Game Music for Grim Fandango". Electronic Musician. New York: NewBay Media, LLC. 15: 30–32, 35–36, 38–40, 42. ISSN 0884-4720. US patent 5315057, LAND MICHAEL Z. "Farewell Lucasarts". Game Developer. San Francisco: UBM LLC. 20. ISSN 1073-922X. Taddie, Michel. "Skywalker Symphony Orchestra Triumphs at Game Audio Network Guild Awards". International Musician. San Francisco: American Federation of Musicians of the U.

S. and Canada. 110: 8. ISSN 0020-8051. Jackson, Blair. "SFP: Sound for Picture – Music Centerstage In Game Releases". Mix. Berkeley, Calif.: New Bay Media. 36: 30–32, 89. ISSN 0164-9957. Shamoon, Evan. "Double Fine.

Arabia Mountain High School

Arabia Mountain High School Academy of Engineering Medicine and Environmental Studies is located on the edge of the Arabia Mountain green space in Lithonia, United States. This public high school opened in August 2009, it is a LEED-certified building and uses the "Environment as an Integrating Context for learning" curriculum. It is connected to the nature preserve via a spur bicycle path. Arabia Mountain students compete in baseball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, track and wrestling. In 2015, the Baltimore Ravens drafted Arabia Mountain alumnus Breshad Perriman as the 26th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft. Led by Monica Fogg, the Arabia Mountain Marching Rams have performed in the High Stepping Nationals, Atlanta Football Classic Parade, Clark Atlanta University Homecoming Parade, Florida Classic Parade, Magic City Classic Parade; the Marching Rams have swept accolades in regional and state competitions showcased in the Metro Atlanta area Jakobi Meyers - New England Patriots wide receiver Breshad Perriman - Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Official website

SM U-125

SM U-125 was one of the 329 submarines serving in the Imperial German Navy in World War I. U-125 took part in the First Battle of the Atlantic. German Type UE II submarines were preceded by the shorter Type UE I submarines. U-125 had a displacement of 1,163 tonnes when at 1,468 tonnes while submerged, she had a total length of 82 metres, a beam of 7.42 m, a height of 10.16 m, a draught of 4.22 m. The submarine was powered by two 2,400 metric horsepower engines for use while surfaced, two 1,235 metric horsepower engines for use while submerged, she had two 1.61 m propellers. She was capable of operating at depths of up to 75 metres; the submarine had a maximum submerged speed of 7.2 knots. When submerged, she could operate for 35 nautical miles at 4.5 knots. U-125 was fitted with four 50 centimetres torpedo tubes, twelve torpedoes, two 100 centimetres mine chutes, forty-two mines, one 15 cm SK L/45 deck gun, 494 rounds, she had a complement of forty. Gröner, Erich. U-boats and Mine Warfare Vessels. German Warships 1815–1945.

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John Dennys

John Dennys, a poet and fisherman, pioneered Angling poetry in England. His only work. John Dennys may have been an acquaintance of Shakespeare. John Dennys was son of Hugh Dennis of "Plucherchurch" and Katherine, daughter of Thomas Trye of Hardwicke, Gloucestershire. Hugh's father John had been the heir of Hugh Denys of Osterley, Groom of the Stool to Henry VII. John's elder brother Henry, died without having fathered any children, his only work. In it he wrote of a brook, River Boyd, formed from streams in his hometown of Pucklechurch, which met downstream with the River Avon: And thou, sweet Boyd, that with thy watry sway, Dost wash the cliffs of Deignton and of Weeke, it was first published in 1613. Dennys's book was published after his death, the author identified by the initials J. D. and had been attributed to up to 6 poets. In 1811 the authorship was determined from Stationers' Registers, which showed that Dennys authored the book. A didactic pastoral poem in 3 books, totalling 151 verses each of 8 lines, in the style of Virgil's Georgics, it was published in 4 editions until 1652, examples of which are amongst the rarest books in existence.

Verses from the book have been quoted in other works, such as Izaak Walton in the first part of the first chapter of his 1653 edition of The Compleat Angler. Dennys received at the hand of Thomas Westwood, the epithet "The Fisherman's Glorious John"; the appellation was received from Walter Scott. He married Eleanor, daughter of Thomas Millett of Warwickshire and had the following children: Henry, High Sheriff of Gloucestershire, died on 26 June 1638 and may have been buried the same day at Pucklechurch. William, born 1596 and baptised 18 April 1596 buried at Pucklechurch 1652. Cicely or Cecelia, born 1596 and baptised 18 April 1596, married William Guise, Esquire of Elmore and Sheriff of Gloucester in 1647. Katherine, born 1599 and baptised 9 April 1599Between 1572 and 1608, he was the lord of the manor at Oldbury-sur-Montem, Glocestershire, he had other places in the same county. Rev. Henry Nicholson Ellacombe wrote Shakespeare as an Angler, in which he argues that The Bard and John Dennys may have known each other.

William Shakespeare lived for a while at Dursley, not too far from Dennys's manor of Oldbury-on-Hill, north of Pucklechurch. He died 30 July 1609 and was buried 7 August 1609 at the ancient Pucklechurch, The family was buried in the Pucklechurch's "ancient" church on the north aisle. John Dennys's will was dated 1609, without month, proved 14th. Oct. 1609. Thomas Westwood wrote the following epitaph for John Dennys: Calm be his sleep in the old aisle of Pucklechurch! or if any sound reach him from the outer world, may it be only the soughing of the sweet south wind, the ripple of Boyd, that with "crooked winding way" past cliff and meadow, "Its mother Avon runneth soft to seek". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Sofia Ahlbom

Sofia Carolina Ahlbom was a Swedish drawing artist, lithographer, map maker, writer and feminist. Sofia Ahlbom was born in the daughter of a goldsmith, she displayed an early talent in drawing as a child, was tutored by the engraver Grandel in first drawing and in engraving. After the death of her father in 1822, she and her sister Gustafva Ahlbom founded and managed a girls' school to support themselves and their mother. In parallel, she made engravings by commission for with clients among the city goldsmiths. A rich female benefactor advised her to move to the capital. In 1832, Sofia Ahlbom moved to Stockholm with her mother and sister, where she was able to support herself and her family as a professional artist: she never married, but lived with her mother and sister her entire life, she was described as a vivid personality with a practical and effective view on life: "A more bright look upon life and its circumstances, alongside a clearer mind and a more sensible head than that of mamsell Ahlbom, would be hard to find.

She is, when it comes to business, so practical, that no male could be more so." She died in Stockholm, aged 64. Sofia Ahlbom was first known most for her engravings in copper and gold. From 1842 to 1843, she was active in Paris, where she performed several stone engravings for the artist Jacob, she added Lithography to her field of expertise. She was able to make several trips abroad to study the art work. Sofia Ahlbom was active as a professional photographer. In 1864, it is mentioned that she had been a successful photographer for several years prior, but it does not mentioned the exact year when she debuted as such. Sofia Ahlbom was employed as a map maker by the Navigationsskolan in Stockholm, she performed the inscriptions for the medals of Stockholms Slöjdskola and the Krigsakademien vid Karlberg. She made the inscriptions for the heraldry book of the Swedish House of Lords. Sofia Ahlbom was active as a writer, produced publications in both poetry and prose. Described as a learned autodidact, she was well considered in literary circles.

Fredrika Bremer mentioned Sofia Ahlbom with respect in Livet i gamla världen. Sofia Ahlbom engaged herself in political issues. During the 1850s, one of the most debated issues regarding women's rights was the establishment of a retirement support system for professional female teachers, supported by the government; this was realized by the initiative of Josefina Deland by the Svenska lärarinnors pensionsförening, in 1855, but the project was in great risk of never being realized because of the incompetence of the people responsible for it. Sofia Ahlbom succeeded Deland as secretary of the organisation after it had been approved by the government, a post she kept during the period of 1859–64, she was credited with having given it a firm organisation which saved the project from being disbanded. Wilhelmina Stålberg, P. G. Berg: Anteckningar om svenska qvinnor Project Runeberg Lexikonett amanda

Aryan Rajesh

Edara Aryan Rajesh is an Indian film actor who appears in Tollywood films. He is the son of Telugu producer E. V. V. Satyanarayana, he has played the lead in 14 Telugu films. He produces films along with his younger brother Allari Naresh under their production company, E. V. V. Cinema. Aryan Rajesh was born to Saraswati, he has a younger brother Allari Naresh, an actor in Telugu cinema. On 14 February 2012, he married Subhashini, daughter of contractor Kantipudi Amarnath and has one son, his career started with the movie Hai in 2002, directed by his father late E. V. V. Satyanarayana; the same year he debuted in Tamil alongside Shrutika. After that he was seen in Cheran's Pokkisham in a small role, he acted with his brother Allari Naresh in Nuvvante Naakishtam, directed by his father. In 2013, he returned to Tamil with a film titled Eera Veyyil, he signed Vedikkai to be directed by debutant Pragadeswaran and Thuttu. Aryan Rajesh on IMDb