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OblaciĆ³n

Oblación is a 1994 album by Venezuelan musician Alberto Naranjo. Alberto Naranjo – arrangements, drums, percussion Víctor Mestas – acoustic piano Gustavo Carucí – electric bass Julio Flores – soprano and baritone saxophones Rodolfo Reyes – alto and tenor saxophones, flute Oscar Mendozatrombone Alexander Livinalli – percussion Vladimir Quintero – percussion Rafael Velásquez José Ortiz Huguette Contramaestre Fusión IV: Ilba Rojas, Adriana Portales, Kodiak Agüero and José Mena All songs composed and arranged by Alberto Naranjo, except: Desesperanza, composed by María Luisa Escobar and arranged by Naranjo Mood Indigo, composed by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills and Barney Bigard andarranged by Naranjo.

St Mary's Church, Hanwell

St Mary's Parish Church is a Church of England church situated at the western end of Church Road in Hanwell, London. Built upon the highest point in Hanwell and providing a commanding view out over the River Brent valley, it is the perfect site for a parish church. No'hard' archaeological evidence has been found so far, to show that any church existed here earlier than shown in written records. However, due to its commanding topographical position, which enables the distinctive broach spire to be seen from many miles away, it has been suggested that this may have been a pagan place of worship long before Christianity reached this part of the world. There is however. An early supporter of this hypothesis was Sir Montagu Sharpe KC DL, a local historian and a member of the Society of Antiquaries. In nearby Northolt, the parish church of St. Mary, on high ground, has had much evidence found around it of past occupation by the Beaker people. Historians have further suggested; these two elevated sites along with nearby St. Mary's, Harrow on the Hill and Castle Bar, all being visible to each other, would have been natural places for people to congregate, whatever their beliefs.

Sharpe pointed out, other possible evidence of the parishes pre-Christian origins. The field boundaries of Hanwell, were of the same measurements and orientation of the Roman'limes' or land divisions. More tantalizing he observed: that at the north east corner stood the gate and path of Perivale's parish church of St. Mary's. Had these hedges still been in existence today, it would have been possible to perform an accurate statistical analysis of the field lines to determine the probability against pure chance that these fields were laid out by Roman surveyors, it is possible that the first church to be built at this place in Hawell was in the time of St. Dunstan around 954 AD but records are sparse and inconclusive; the first firm evidence of a church here, is for the mid 12th century when it was the mother church for the ancient parish, of these parts, which in those days extended further south, down to the river Thames at what is now called New Brentford. Despite a gallery being built in 1823 the old Georgian building became too small for the growing population.

Therefore, a decision was made to replace it with larger church. Architect George Gilbert Scott won the commission for the design; the Gothic style of architecture was enjoying a revival and so Scott used Gothic arches and flint walls with white bricks quoins. A notable and visible landmark from its high elevation, the bell tower, at the south west end, is topped with a broach spire, it was consecrated by Charles James Blomfield the Bishop of London on 27 April 1842. This was one of Scott's early attempts at designing churches and one that he came not to be happy with, he came to realise. However, a chancel and a second vestry were added in 1898; the famous painter William Frederick Yeames, who at one time was this building's churchwarden, is thought to have done the wall paintings in the chancel. The east stained glass lancet windows are notable for their early use of vivid, bright colours; the design depicts the Nativity and Resurrection. In the grave yard is a monument to the Glasse family. English Heritage has given it a Grade II listing.

The great reformer Jonas Hanway, buried here in the crypt on 13 September 1786 has his memorial plaque in Westminster Abbey instead. Behind the pulpit there is a fine memorial to Margaret Emma Orde, wife to Sir John Orde, 1st Baronet, it is sculptured by van Gilder who worked with Robert Adam. At the western end on the south side is a bronze bust of the missionary Rev. Alec Field, he was on the ship RMV Falaba when it was torpedoed by German U-boat U-28 in 1915 and he was numbered amongst the 140 lost souls. Alice Wait, a fellow missionary, has given an account of the warning and sinking and of the last time she saw Rev. Fields; this brought America into the war and became remembered as the Thrasher incident. Inside the church in the north east corner is a plaque to commemorate Bombardier Billy Wells, he was an English heavyweight boxer but remembered today as the man striking the gong at the start of each film released by the Rank Organisation. He was to be seen on the local golf course and his ashes now rest in the crypt.

The most famous rector was Dr. George H. Glasse. Son of the previous rector Rev. Samuel Glasse, D. D. Oxon. F. R. S. George was writer and a man of social influence. Still surviving is the home he had built in 1809 which lies 500 ft west of the church along Church Road, it is named The Hermitage. Nikolaus Pevsner described it thus: “a peach of an early c19 Gothic thatched cottage with two pointed windows, a quatrefoil, an ogee arched door, all on a minute scale. Inside, an octagonal hall and reception room”. Tragically, four years after his second marriage, he found himself in dire financial straits; these troubles were thought to have weighed so upon him, that whilst his mind was deranged with worry, he hanged himself at an inn in London on 30 October 1809. Rev. Derwent Coleridge was a distinguished scholar and author, his father was Samuel Taylor Coleridge, one of the Lake poets. In order to meet the spiritual needs of the growing population of the parish he established St. Mark's Church on the corner of Green Lane and the Lower Boston Road.

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Satinder Sartaaj

Satinder Sartaaj is an Indian singer, songwriter and poet associated with Punjabi language films and songs. He gained fame with his hit song "Sai". Since his popularity has seen a constant surge among the Punjabi diaspora with his shows being held in many countries across the world, he is considered as a scholar of Gurmukhi language, Punjabi culture and folk. He made his film debut as Maharaja Duleep Singh in The Black Prince in 2017. Sartaaj was born into a Sikh family in the village Bajrawar, Punjab, India, he attended school at the government elementary school in his village. While in 3rd grade, he began performing. While most folk singers and movie singers in India are not known for their educational qualifications, Sartaaj obtained an honors degree in Music from Government College, Hoshiarpur, he concentrated on his sufiana musical career while completing his M. Phil in Sufi music singing and a PhD in Sufi singing from Panjab University, Chandigarh, he taught music at Panjab University for six years.

Satinder completed a certificate course and Diploma in Persian language. He started writing poetry and adopted his Takhallus, while at college. Sartaaj started performing majlis in Punjab in 1999, he appeared on Zee TV's Antakshari, a popular Indian musical show hosted by Annu Kapoor, performing in the folk category and won appreciation. He was a first runner-up in the 24th All-India Light Vocal Festival and a topper in the Punjab Heritage Foundation Competitions. On 2 May 2014, Sartaaj performed in the Royal Albert Hall, he debuted in the American film industry with the lead role in movie The Black Prince, a historic biopic of Maharajah Duleep Singh, released on 21 July 2017. Although he has taught at university and is an accomplished bhangra performer, musician and singer, Sartaaj has said that he considers shayari as his first love, he says. In several interviews he has acknowledged a deep interest in nature, developed as a result of growing up on a farm in the village where his father was sarpanch.

Sartaaj has stated that he does not aim for commercial success, although conceding that during concerts he has to bow to the desires of the audience who want to hear older songs rather than the newer songs he wishes to establish. Sartaaj released his first official, commercial album in 2010

Touka Neyestani

Touka Neyestani is an Iranian political cartoonist who lives in Toronto, Canada. He is the brother of Mana Neyestani, a cartoonist. Touka Neyestani was born in Tehran into a literary family, his father Manouchehr Neyestani was a well-known Iranian poet and his brother Mana Neyestani became a cartoonist and political satirist. Touka Neyestani is a popular cartoonist in Iran in his own right, he collaborates with more than 40 Iranian newspapers, produces cartoons for Nebel Spalter, a weekly publication printed in Switzerland. He has participated in several international cartoon exhibitions held in Japan, Turkey and Italy. Political satirists, living in Iran, face a number of threats. Work for cartoonists in daily newspapers has dried up. A website known as Persian Cartoons, designed to provide a mechanism for political satire to be dessiminated, was shut down in 2005, many cartoonists have been forced to flee the country to escape the Secret Police; as a result, Neyestani has gravitated towards social media as the primary outlet for his cartoons because it gives him greater control over who can read and comment on his posts.

Facebook is less to be hacked by the Islamic regime's cyber-security team. The Internet and social media have played an important part of the evolution of political satire in Iran, he is the winner of many prizes, some from International cartoon exhibitions, including: The Fifth Yomiuri Shimbun Cartoon Contest - Excellence Prize - 1984 11th Simavi International Cartoon Competition - Honorable Mention - 1993 First International Cartoon Competition, "Iran": "Man and Nature" - Honorable Mention - 1997 Sbadiglio Umoristico - Honorable Mention - 1998 Human Rights Organisation, Collection of Cartoons by Touka Neyestani

Jack Mills (English footballer)

Jack Andrew Ian Mills is an English footballer who plays as a defender or midfielder. Mills came through the Reading Academy, signing professional forms with the club in summer 2010, he was loaned out to Oxford City in August 2010 and Dutch side Telstar in January 2011 where he made seven appearances in the Eerste Divisie. He was released by Reading at the end of the 2011–12 season having not made a senior appearance for the club. In August 2012 he trialled for Bradford City though the club opted not to sign him on a permanent basis; that month he signed for Conference North side Oxford City. Mills remained with Oxford until January 2013 when he moved to Staines Town though he was released at the end of the season, he made a total 39 league appearances for both sides during the 2012–13 season. In July 2013, Mills joined Hayes & Yeading United on trial and featured in four pre-season fixtures before signing a permanent deal in August, he made his debut in a 2–0 home defeat to Bromley on 17 August and scored his first goal for the club a month against Havant & Waterlooville.

In 2014, he signed for Wealdstone, but returned to Hayes & Yeading United in the year. Mills was made two appearances for the England under-19s in 2010, playing against Slovakia and Albania; as of match played 11 January 2014. Jack Mills profile at Hayes & Yeading United F. C. Jack Mills at Soccerbase Jack Mills at Soccerway