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Wilhelm August Rieder

Wilhelm August Rieder, was an Austrian painter and draughtsman. Rieder was born in the son of the composer Ambros Rieder, he befriended Franz Schubert. He subsequently painted a number of Schubert's portraits, he painted a number of religious and historical themed works. Constantin von Wurzbach: Rieder, Wilhelm August. In: Biographical Dictionary of the Empire of Austria. Volume 26, published by LC Zamarski, Vienna 1874, pp. 107–110. Art Auction by CJ Wawra: catalog of the artistic legacy of the history painter Wilhelm August Rieder, Vienna: CJ Wawra, 1881. Wilhelm August Rieder. In: Ulrich Thieme, Felix Becker, among others: general lexicon of visual artists from antiquity to the present. Volume XXVIII, E. A. Seemann, Leipzig 1934, p 322 Prof. August Bangert: The 100th Death of W. A. Rieder, Perchtoldsdorf, 1980. G. Wacha: Wilhelm August Rieder. In: Austrian Biographical Encyclopaedia 1815-1950. Volume 9 Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, 1988, ISBN 3-7001-1483-4, page 140 Otto Erich Deutsch: Schubert: Memoirs by his friends, Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1995, ISBN 3-7651-0186-9.

Ernst Hilmar: Schubert, Graz: Akademische Druck-u Verlagsges, 2. Revised edition, 1996, ISBN 3-201-01474-5

Eton, Queensland

Eton is a town and a locality in the Mackay Region, Australia. The northern part of the locality is flat land, predominantly used as sugarcane plantations; the town is in this area. In the central part of the locality the land becomes hilly and is used for grazing cattle; the southern part of the locality is mountainous and is undeveloped. In the south of the locality is the Hogan's Pocket Landfill, a waste disposal site developed in 2006 by Mackay Regional Council; the landfill gas generated from the site are captured and, although burned off, may be used for electricity generation in the future. The Peak Downs Highway traverses the locality from south to north-east. State Route 5 passes through from north-west to south-east. A cane tramway passes through the northern part of the locality to deliver the harvested sugarcane to local sugar mills. Tenders were called for the construction of Eton State School in August 1882; the school opened in 20 August 1883. Eton State School opened on 20 August 1883 and is a primary school for boys and girls operated by the Queensland Government at 10 Prospect Street.

In 2016, the school had an enrolment of 50 with 7 non-teaching staff. The school celebrated its centenary in 1983; the Eton / Eton North branch of the Queensland Country Women's Association meets at the QCWA Hall at 7 Mill Street, North Eton. Rolleston, The story of: Eton State School: centenary year 1883-1983, Eton State School "Eton". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland. Town map of Eton, 1983

Geoffrey Keezer

Geoffrey Keezer is an American jazz pianist. Keezer was playing in jazz clubs as a teenager, playing piano for Art Blakey at age 18 and touring with Joshua Redman, Benny Golson and Ray Brown in his 20s, he has toured with David Sanborn, Chris Botti, Joe Locke and Christian McBride and worked with vocalist Denise Donatelli, receiving Grammy Award nominations, releasing albums influenced by Hawaiian and Afro-Peruvian folk traditions. His 2009 album Áurea was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album. In 2013 Keezer released his first solo piano album in Heart of the Piano. In 1989, at age 18, Keezer joined Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, becoming the last pianist to join the band, he composed and arranged original music for the group, with which he remained until Blakey's death in 1990. Keezer's debut album as a leader, Waiting in the Wings came out in 1989. Keezer joined the Art Farmer Quartet in 1990; the band performed at major North American jazz festivals and jazz clubs. Keezer served as musical director and arranger from 1994 to 1995.

In 1997, Keezer became a member of bassist Ray Brown's trio. He toured the world with Brown, performing at clubs and major festivals in North America, Japan and the Middle East; the Ray Brown Trio played concerts with the Israel Philharmonic. During the 1990s, he toured with The Key Players, featuring Mulgrew Miller, James Williams, Harold Mabern & Donald Brown, he traveled many times to Japan, where he played with Ray Brown Michael Brecker, Pat Metheny and Kenny Burrell. His second album, came out in 1990 and featured Victor Lewis on drums, he returned the next year with Now. Keezer appeared on many albums as a sideman. From 2000 to 2009 Keezer performed on keyboards and piano in the Christian McBride Band; the band toured North America and Japan. Keezer contributed arrangement. Concurrently, starting in 2002, Keezer joined saxophonist Tim Garland's Storms/Nocturnes project; the band played including at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. In 2004, Keezer traveled to Peru, to play with Maria Schneider.

This visit to Peru would provide the inspiration for his GRAMMY-nominated album Aurea. The following year saw Keezer again touring this time with saxophonist David Sanborn. In 2007, Keezer began playing with Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti, a relationship that continues to this day; that same year, Keezer received a grant from Chamber Music America to develop a new jazz work. In 2009, Keezer joined the band of fellow Art Blakey alumnus Wayne Shorter, subbing for an injured Danilo Perez. Keezer played at the Playboy Jazz Festival and at festivals in Ottawa and Montreal as a member of the Wayne Shorter Quartet, his albums include the solo piano recording Zero One, as well as Sublime: Honoring the Music of Hank Jones, a series of duets with pianists Kenny Barron, Chick Corea, Benny Green and Mulgrew Miller. Other albums include Falling Up with Hawaiian slack key guitarist Keola Beamer. In 2010, Keezer was nominated for his second Grammy Award, for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist, for the track "Don't Explain" on Denise Donatelli's When Lights Are Low.

From 2012 to 2013, Keezer played concerts in Hawaii and across North America as part of the "Malama Ko Aloha" tour featuring Hawaiian slack-key guitarist Keola Beamer and native American flute player R. Carlos Nakai. Recordings from this period include Mill Creek Road. Keezer appeared on German television in 1989 with Art Blakey. In 1995, he appeared on NBC's Today Show as part of the Terence Blanchard Quintet. In the late 1990s, he played on German and Swiss TV as a member of the Ray Brown Trio. In 2000, he joined Ingrid Jensen on BET's Jazz Central Station. Keezer appeared on Japan's NHK in 2005 during their coverage of that year's Tokyo Jazz Festival. In 2012, Keezer played on ABC's Good Morning America and The View in a band with Chris Botti and country star Vince Gill. Keezer has taught master classes at the Brubeck Institute, the Royal Academy of Music, the Thel

Transitus

In Western Christianity, the Transitus refers to "the time of passage through death to life". The Christian theologian German Martinez writes that: The idea of death in the Latin transitus represents a unique Christian terminology linked to the paschal mystery, it consecrates the passage of the dying to eternal life. Offering the sacrifice of his or her personal life, the believer shares in the paschal transitus of Christ himself. With reference to Christian religious orders, in the Lukan liturgy for the Transitus, lessons from Psalm 23, Romans 1:4-8, 1 Peter 1:3 are read. Among Franciscans, on October 3, the Transitus of Saint Francis of Assisi is commemorated. However, among Franciscans, there is not a single liturgy for the Transitus and "therefore many expressions have developed" for this service. Ablution in Christianity Allhallowtide Christian burial Last Judgement

Planck particle

A Planck particle, named after physicist Max Planck, is a hypothetical particle defined as a tiny black hole whose Compton wavelength is equal to its Schwarzschild radius. Its mass is thus the Planck mass, its Compton wavelength and Schwarzschild radius are about the Planck length. Planck particles are sometimes used as an exercise to define the Planck mass and Planck length, they play a role in some models of the evolution of the universe during the Planck epoch. Compared to a proton, for example, the Planck particle would be small and massive; the Planck particle would have a fleeting existence, evaporating due to Hawking radiation after 5×10−39 seconds. While opinions vary as to its proper definition, the most common definition of a Planck particle is a particle whose Compton wavelength is equal to its Schwarzschild radius; this sets the relationship: λ = h m c = 2 G m c 2 Thus making the mass of such a particle: m = h c 2 G This mass will be π times larger than the Planck mass, making a Planck particle 1.772 times more massive than the Planck unit mass.

Its radius will be the Compton wavelength: r = h m c = 2 G h c 3 The Planck length ℓP is defined as ℓ P = r 2 π = ℏ G c 3 Using the above derivations we can substitute the universal constants h, G, c, determine physical values for the particle's mass and radius. Assuming this radius represents a sphere of uniform density, we can further determine the particle's volume and density. Micro black hole Planck units Max Planck Black hole electron Sachs, R.. "The quasi-steady state cosmology: Analytical solutions of field equations and their relationship to observations". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 313: 703. Bibcode:1996A&A...313..703S. "Mach's principle: from Newton's bucket to quantum gravity" – Google Books "Mysteries of Mass: Some Contrarian Views From an Experimenter" "The Gauge Hierarchy Problem and Planck Oscillators" – CERN Document Server "The First Turbulence and First Fossil Turbulence" "Lecture on Nuclear Physics for Plasma Engineers" The Planck Length

1970 in Portugal

Events in the year 1970 in Portugal. President: Américo Tomás Prime Minister: Marcelo Caetano 22 November – Operation Green Sea, an attack on Conakry, the capital of Guinea Operation Gordian Knot, a military campaign in Portuguese Mozambique, part of the Portuguese Colonial War; the Portuguese Workers' Communist Party, a Maoist political party, founded 26 April – Francisco Cunha Leal, politician 3 June – Aníbal Milhais, the most decorated Portuguese soldier of World War I. 27 July – António de Oliveira Salazar and politician 22 November – Casimiro de Oliveira, racing driver