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Ivo Malec

Ivo Malec was a Croatian-born French composer, music educator and conductor. One of the earliest Yugoslav composers to obtain high international regard, his works have been performed by symphony orchestras throughout Europe and North America. Coming from a rather'classical' background, he met Pierre Schaeffer whom he considers his'true and only master'. Since he dedicated himself to a more radical style, he received a number of awards including the Grand Prix National de Musique in 1992. He was resident in France since 1955 and taught at the Paris Conservatoire from 1972 to 1990 where he taught composers such as Édith Canat de Chizy, Denis Dufour, Philippe Hurel, Philippe Leroux and Gerard Pesson. See: List of music students by teacher: K to M#Ivo Malec. Malec's approach to composition which in ways is similar to that of Denis Dufour or Xenakis is the emphasis on all aspects of sound including texture, movement and notably sonic character and form and the use of sound objects. Klaviersonate, 1949 Sinfonie, 1951 Cellosonate, 1956 Mouvements en coloeurs, 1959 Reflets, 1961 Sigma, 1963 Miniatures pour Lewis Carroll, 1964 Lignes et Points, 1965 Cantate pour elle, 1966 Oral, 1967 Lumina, 1968 Luminétudes, 1968 Lied, 1969 Dodécaméron, 1970 Pieris, 1975 Triola ou Symphonie pour moi-même, 1977–78 Week-end, 1982 Ottava bassa, 1984 Attacca, 1986 Artemisia, 1991 Doppio Coro, 1993 Exempla, 1994 Ottava alta, 1995 Sonoris causa, 1997 Arc-en-cello, 2000 Archive of official website at Archive.org France Musique's obituary dated 3 September 2019

William Moore (critic)

William George Moore was an Australian art and drama critic. Moore was born at Sandhurst, the son of Thompson Moore one time a member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly and his wife Emily, née Capper. William Moore was educated at Scotch College, and, after spending a few years in business, went on the stage and acted in the United States and Great Britain. Returning to Melbourne in 1904 he joined the staff of The Herald as drama critic. In 1905 Moore published a small volume on art City Sketches, this was followed in 1906 by Studio Sketches: Glimpses of Melbourne Studio Life. In 1909 Moore was responsible for an organization to encourage the production of local plays with both literary and dramatic qualities. In 1909 and 1910 several short plays were produced, including The Woman Tamer and The Sacred Place by Louis Esson, The Burglar by Katharine S. Prichard, Moore's The Tea-Room Girl and The Mysterious Moonlight. In 1912 Moore went during World War I served with the British Army Service Corps.

Following the war he worked on the press in Sydney for several years. In 1934 he published a valuable work in two volumes, The Story of Australian Art; the origins of this was a small pamphlet, The Beginnings of Art in Victoria, which Moore had written in 1905, the book was built up from original sources over a long period of years. In 1937 with Tom Inglis Moore he edited a collection of Best Australian One-Act Plays, contributed to it an introductory essay on "The Development of Australian Drama". In 1923 Moore married Madame Hamelius, well known as a New Zealand and Australian poet under the name of Dora Wilcox, he was cremated. Mrs Moore survived him, died in 1953

Nariné Simonian

Narine Simonian is one of the most baroque French organists, as well as a pianist, musical director and producer of operas, born in Gyumri, Armenia. Nariné is an organist, an harpsichord and pianoforte player as well as a pianist specializing in baroque genre, with a strong emphasis on Johann Sebastian Bach. President of the French nonprofit Association "Les Amis de Gumri. France", Nariné dreams of raising enough money to set up an organ in her native city, Gyumri. Born in the city of Gyumri, in 1965, Narine started studying the instrument at the age of six years. In 1976, she was admitted to the Normal School of Music, where she graduated and was awarded the gold medal in 1980. From 1981 to 1985, Narine Simonian followed the Curriculum of the National School of Music of Yerevan, where she graduated as a professional concert pianist and soloist of chamber music ensemble, she graduated as a professional concert organist and was, awarded the first prize unanimously, in 1989. From 1989 to 1991, she was a soloist at the Philharmonic Hall of Yerevan Armenia and gave concerts and master-classes in Moscow, Helsinki, etc...

In 1991 she decided to take classes in France, under the direction of famed French organist Marie-Claire Alain, Huguette Dreyfus and Andre Isoir. She was awarded the First Prize for organ unanimously at the CNR of Rueil-Malmaison, class of Marie-Claire Alain and received the First Prize unanimously at the national competition of Organ in the Paris area, in 1995. In 1994 she received the Citation of Excellence in the competition for excellence in organ CNR of Rueil-Malmaison, class of Marie-Claire Alain, the Award of Excellence in organ at the CNR of Rueil Malmaison Class Susan Landale, she won the Grand Prize Contest International Mendelssohn-Liszt in Switzerland in 1994. Since 2009, she has had the great privilege of being advised by the illustrious Andre Isoir. Narine Simonian has given a tremendous number of concerts throughout France, as well as in Paris, she has given concerts in Russia, Switzerland where she has a recorded a CD, in Finland, at Kiev, in North America (New York on 1 November 1998, at the Armenian Evangelical Church of New York, in Montreal and in South America in 1997, along with Olivier Latry (Argentina, Uruguay at the Festival Internacional del Uruguay Órgano.

In the most recent years, her inclination led her to concentrate – without abandoning her pianist and organist solo career – on the production and musical direction of baroque operas. On 25. and 26. November 2009, Narine Simonian created in the heart of Paris, Le Marais area, at the Eglise Sainte-Croix de Paris Christoph Willibald Gluck's opera in 4 acts "Iphigénie en Tauride" transposed for organ, for the pleasure of an informed public. Accompanied by the Polish pianist Jozef Kapustka, Narine Simonian directed and produced this opera, staged by the young choreographer Helene Haag, with the financial help of the Halmahera family holding. In the main roles: Russian soprano Irina Tiviane, Canadian-Ukrainian tenor Sergei Stilmachenko, Raphael Schwob, French tenor Olivier Ayault, French soprano Anne Rodier and Iulia Vacaru. One of two premieres of this opera has been the subject of an audio recording and a compact-disc has been distributed. A video has been shot by Cyril de Turckheim, the documentary director, who works with the German-French Arte TV Channel.

Mendelssohn, Guillou, grandes orgues de Saint-Eustache, Sepm Quantum, Paris, 1996 Jean-Sébastien Bach, orgue Mooser de Saint-Pierre aux Liens, Sepm Quantum, Paris, 1997. Divine Liturgie et chants traditionnels arméniens, Sepm Quantum, Paris, 1998. Jean-Sébastien Bach, petits Préludes, Suite anglaise n°6, Préliminaires au clavier...tempéré, Sepm Quantum, Paris, 2000. Iphigenie en Tauride, organ version with Jozef Kapustka, March 2010. Https://books.google.com/books?id=q8YJAQAAMAAJ&q=Narin%C3%A9+Simonian&dq=Narin%C3%A9+Simonian&hl=en&sa=X&ei=pkqYVcrOOMGRsAHP3piADQ&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAg Nariné Simonian's channel on YouTube Nariné Simonian on LinkedIn Nariné Simonian, assisted by Jozef Kapustka during world premiere of opera at the Allen organ Iphigénie en Tauride, played at Cathedrale Sainte-Croix-Des-Arméniens, Paris 2008 In "France Orgue", the reference French magazine for organ by Didier Hème Concert notice published on October 10. 1998 in The Armenian Reporter' Concert in Ukraine with Dominique de Williencourt

Stein 2051

Stein 2051 is a nearby binary star system, containing a red dwarf and a degenerate star, located in constellation Camelopardalis at about 18 ly from Earth. Stein 2051 is the nearest separate binary system. Stein 2051 B is the 6th nearest white dwarf after Sirius B, Procyon B, van Maanen's star, LP 145-141 and 40 Eridani B; the brighter of this two stars is A, but the more massive is component B. In 2017, Stein 2051 B was observed passing in front of a more distant star; the bending of starlight by the gravitational field of the nearer star allowed its mass to be directly measured. The estimated mass of Stein 2051 B is 0.675±0.051 M☉, which fits the expected range of a white dwarf with a carbon-oxygen core. "CCDM J04312+5858AB -- Double or multiple star". Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2012-01-02. "NAME STEIN 2051A -- Star in double system". Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2012-01-02. "GJ 169.1 B -- Star in double system". Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg.

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Felix Holtmann

Felix Holtmann is a Canadian former politician. He served in the House of Commons of Canada from 1984 to 1993, as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party. Holtmann was born in Rosser and educated at the University of Manitoba, Warren College and Jessups School of Advanced Dairy Science, he received a diploma of agriculture, worked as a farmer. Before entering political life, he was a member of advisory boards, he was first elected to the House of Commons in the 1984 federal election, defeating New Democratic Party incumbent Terry Sargeant by 662 votes in Selkirk—Interlake amid a national landslide victory for the PC Party under Brian Mulroney. He was re-elected by an increased plurality in the 1988 election, for the redistributed riding of Portage—Interlake. During his time as a parliamentarian, Holtmann served as a backbench supporter of the Mulroney and Kim Campbell governments, he was defeated in the 1993 election. He attempted a comeback in the 1997 election, but lost to Liberal John Harvard in Charleswood—Assiniboine.

He sought the nomination of the Canadian Alliance party in the new riding of Portage—Lisgar for the 2000 election but lost to Brian Pallister who went on to win the seat in the general election. Holtmann was arrested on drunk driving charges in 2002. Although he admitted drinking that night, he denied being impaired, he was acquitted by the courts on April 26, 2007 with the judge saying that although there was some evidence of impairment, there was still room for reasonable doubt. On the evening of June 4, 2015 Holtmann was arrested for drunk driving, he went to court on September 3, 2015. The judge in the case Lynne Stannard told Holtmann, "I don’t see a lot of 70-year-old people in court because they have figured it out, at your age, you should know better and shame on you for not." Stannard fined Holtmann $1,600 and prohibited him from driving for one year