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Frederick Delius
Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, CH (/ˈdiːliəs/ 29 January 1862 – 10 June 1934) was an English composer. Born in the north of England to a prosperous mercantile family, he resisted attempts to recruit him to commerce. He was sent to Florida
Florida
in the United States in 1884 to manage an orange plantation. There he soon neglected his managerial duties, and in 1886 returned to Europe. Having been influenced by African-American music
African-American music
during his short stay in Florida, he began composing
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Fritz Delius (actor)
Fritz Delius (28 September 1890 – 20 September 1966) was a German film actor and theater artist. He played leading parts opposite Henny Porten and Fern Andra
Fern Andra
in several silent films. After the advent of talkies he shifted his focus to theater. When Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
came to power and several restrictions began to be imposed on Jews, Delius emigrated to Switzerland where he continued his theater and film career.Contents1 Biography 2 Selected filmography 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit] The actor Fritz Delius was born on 28 September 1890 as Friedrich Wilhelm Diamant in Berlin.[1] He made his theater debut in 1909 at the Meiningen Court Theatre
Meiningen Court Theatre
and later acted frequently at the Reinhardt theaters in Berlin
Berlin
and Vienna. When the production of silent films began during the First World War, Delius started his film acting career
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Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire
(/ˈɡlɒstərʃər/ ( listen), /-ʃɪər/ ( listen); formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England
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Frédéric Chopin
Frédéric François Chopin
Chopin
(/ˈʃoʊpæ̃/; French: [fʁedeʁik fʁɑ̃swa ʃɔpɛ̃]; 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for solo piano. He has maintained worldwide renown as a leading musician of his era, one whose "poetic genius was based on a professional technique that was without equal in his generation."[1] Chopin
Chopin
was born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin[n 1] in the Duchy of Warsaw and grew up in Warsaw, which in 1815 became part of Congress Poland. A child prodigy, he completed his musical education and composed his earlier works in Warsaw
Warsaw
before leaving Poland
Poland
at the age of 20, less than a month before the outbreak of the November 1830 Uprising. At 21, he settled in Paris
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(/ˈwʊlfɡæŋ æməˈdeɪəs ˈmoʊtsɑːrt/ MOHT-sart;[1] German: [ˈvɔlfɡaŋ amaˈdeːʊs ˈmoːtsaʁt]; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart,[2] was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era. Born in Salzburg, Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood. Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty. At 17, Mozart was engaged as a musician at the Salzburg
Salzburg
court, but grew restless and traveled in search of a better position. While visiting Vienna
Vienna
in 1781, he was dismissed from his Salzburg
Salzburg
position
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Ludwig Van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
(/ˈlʊdvɪɡ væn ˈbeɪˌtoʊvən/ ( listen), /ˈbeɪtˌhoʊvən/; German: [ˈluːtvɪç fan ˈbeːtˌhoˑfn̩] ( listen); baptised 17 December 1770[1] – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Classical music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, 32 piano sonatas, 16 string quartets, his great Mass the Missa solemnis, and one opera, Fidelio. Born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne
Electorate of Cologne
and part of the Holy Roman Empire, Beethoven displayed his musical talents at an early age and was taught by his father Johann van Beethoven
Johann van Beethoven
and by composer and conductor Christian Gottlob Neefe
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The Hallé
The Hallé
The Hallé
is an English symphony orchestra based in Manchester, England. It supports a choir, youth choir, youth training choir, children's choir and a youth orchestra, and releases its recordings on its own record label, though it has occasionally released recordings on Angel Records and EMI. Since 1996 the orchestra has been resident at the Bridgewater Hall
Bridgewater Hall
in Manchester.Contents1 History 2 Hallé Choir2.1 Hallé Youth Orchestra3 Principal conductors 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] In May 1857 the pianist and conductor Charles Hallé
Charles Hallé
set up an orchestra to perform at the Manchester
Manchester
Art Treasures Exhibition, which it did until October
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Leeds
Leeds
Leeds
/liːdz/ ( listen)[5] is a city in West Yorkshire, England. Historically in Yorkshire's West Riding, Leeds
Leeds
can be traced to the 5th century name for a wooded area of the Kingdom of Elmet. The name has been applied to many administrative entities over the centuries. It changed from being the name of a small manorial borough in the 13th century, through several incarnations, to being the name attached to the present metropolitan borough
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London International College
The International College in London was an early attempt at international education, operating from 1867 to 1889. It enrolled secondary-school students from a number of countries in a programme aimed at fostering internationalist sentiments in its pupils
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Isleworth
Isleworth
Isleworth
(/ˈaɪzəlwərθ/ EYE-zəl-wərth) is a small town of Saxon origin sited within the London Borough of Hounslow
London Borough of Hounslow
in west London, England. It lies immediately east of the town of Hounslow
Hounslow
and west of the River Thames
River Thames
and its tributary the River Crane. Isleworth's original area of settlement, alongside the Thames, is known as 'Old Isleworth'. The north-west corner of the town, bordering on Osterley to the north and Lampton
Lampton
to the west, is known as 'Spring Grove'. Isleworth's former Thames frontage of approximately one mile, excluding that of the Syon estate, was reduced to little over half a mile in 1994 when a borough boundary realignment was effected in order to unite the district of St Margaret's wholly within London
London
Borough of Richmond upon Thames
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Stroud
Stroud
Stroud
is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England. It is the main town in Stroud
Stroud
District. Situated below the western escarpment of the Cotswold Hills
Cotswold Hills
at the meeting point of the Five Valleys, the town is noted for its steep streets, independent spirit and cafe culture.[2] The Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty surrounds the town, and the Cotswold Way path passes by it to the west. It lies 10 miles (16 km) south of the city of Gloucester, 14 miles (23 km) south-southwest of Cheltenham, 13 miles (21 km) west-northwest of Cirencester
Cirencester
and 26 miles (42 km) northeast of the city of Bristol
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Chemnitz
0371 037200 (Wittgensdorf) 037209 (Einsiedel) 03722 (Röhrsdorf) 03726 (Euba)Vehicle registration CWebsite chemnitz.de Chemnitz
Chemnitz
(German pronunciation: [ˈkɛmnɪt͡s] ( listen)), known from 1953 to 1990 as Karl-Marx-Stadt, is the third-largest city in the Free State of Saxony, Germany. Chemnitz
Chemnitz
is an independent city which is not part of any county and seat of the Landesdirektion Sachsen. Located in the northern foothills of the Ore Mountains, it is part of the Central German Metropolitan Region. The city's economy is based on the service sector and manufacturing industry
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Joseph Joachim
Joseph Joachim
Joseph Joachim
(Hungarian: Joachim József, 28 June 1831 – 15 August 1907) was a Hungarian violinist, conductor, composer and teacher
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Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Johan Ibsen
Ibsen
(/ˈɪbsən/;[1] Norwegian: [ˈhenrik ˈipsn̩]; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre.[2] His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, When We Dead Awaken, Pillars of Society, The Lady from the Sea, Rosmersholm, The Master Builder, and John Gabriel Borkman. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare,[3][4] and by the early 20th century A Doll's House became the world's most performed play.[5] Several of his later dramas were considered scandalous to many of his era, when European theatre was expected to model strict morals of family life and propriety
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Gunnar Heiberg
Gunnar Edvard Rode Heiberg (18 November 1857 – 22 February 1929) was a Norwegian poet, playwright, journalist and theatre critic.Contents1 Personal life 2 Career2.1 Anti-Swedish sentiments3 References and notes 4 External linksPersonal life[edit] He was born in Christiania a son of judge Edvard Omsen Heiberg (1829–1884) and his wife Minna (Vilhelmine) Rode (8 June 1836 – 1917).[1] He was a brother of Jacob, Anton and Inge Heiberg, as well as an uncle of Hans Heiberg, first cousin of Eivind Heiberg, Gustav Adolf Lammers Heiberg[2] Helge Rode
Helge Rode
and Kristofer Hansteen,[1] a first cousin once removed of Bernt, Axel and Edvard Heiberg[2] and a second cousin of Jean Heiberg.[1] He was married to actress Didrikke Tollefsen (1863–1915), whom he met in Bergen, between 1 April 1885 and 1896. On 15 April 1911 he married Birgit Friis Stoltz Blehr (1880–1933)
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French Riviera
The French Riviera (known in French as the Côte d'Azur French pronunciation: ​[kot daˈzyʁ]; Occitan: Còsta d'Azur pronounced [ˈkɔstɔ daˈzyɾ]; literal translation "Coast of Azure") is the Mediterranean
Mediterranean
coastline of the southeast corner of France. There is no official boundary, but it is usually considered to extend from Cassis
Cassis
or Toulon
Toulon
or Saint-Tropez
Saint-Tropez
on the west to the France-Italy border
France-Italy border
in the east, where the Italian Riviera joins.[1][2] The coast is entirely within the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PACA) region of France. The principality of Monaco
Monaco
is a semi-enclave within the region, surrounded on three sides by France and fronting the Mediterranean. This coastline was one of the first modern resort areas
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