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Thorbjørn Egner
THORBJøRN EGNER (12 December 1912 – 24 December 1990) was a Norwegian playwright, songwriter and illustrator known for his books, plays and musicals for children. CONTENTS * 1 Career * 2 Life * 3 Selected publications * 3.1 Books * 3.2 Children\'s books * 3.3 Albums * 3.4 Films * 4 References * 5 Other sources CAREERHe grew up in the working-class neighbourhood Kampen in Oslo
Oslo
and his breakthrough was on the nationally broadcast children's radio show Barnetimen for de minste in the beginning of the 1950s. Egner is particularly known for his books Karius og Baktus (1949), Thorbjørn Egners lesebøker (1950–1972), Klatremus og de andre dyrene i Hakkebakkeskogen (1953) and Folk og røvere i Kardemommeby (1955, translated 1976). The latter two were made into successful musicals. He also illustrated his own books
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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Norsk Pop & Rock-leksikon
NORSK POP "> * ^ Norsk pop & rock-leksikon. Oslo: Vega forlag. 2005. ISBN 82-92489-09-6 . * ^ Nedland, Sigbjørn. "Jan Eggum". In Helle, Knut . Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 25 October 2010. This Norway
Norway
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Bente Erichsen
BENTE ERICHSEN (born 7 January 1949) is a Norwegian culture director and the current (and inaugural) Director of the Nobel Peace Center
Nobel Peace Center
. A former journalist and commercials producer, Erichsen started her career as feature film producer in 1979. By 1998 she had produced 17 features, in addition to directing The Feldmann case (1987) and People and Robbers of Cardemom Town (1988), as well as a number short films. Erichsen was also the founder of the Amanda Award (The Norwegian film award) and a co-founder of Heddaprisen (The Norwegian Theatre Award). From 1991-1993 Erichsen headed the culture programme of the 1994 Olympic Winter Games in Norway. She was director of Hedmark Theatre from 1993–97 and director of Norway’s National Touring Theatre from 1997-2005. In 2005 she became the first director of the Nobel Peace Center
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Heart Attack
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (MI), commonly known as a HEART ATTACK, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart , causing damage to the heart muscle . The most common symptom is chest pain or discomfort which may travel into the shoulder, arm, back, neck, or jaw. Often it occurs in the center or left side of the chest and lasts for more than a few minutes. The discomfort may occasionally feel like heartburn . Other symptoms may include shortness of breath , nausea, feeling faint , a cold sweat , or feeling tired . About 30% of people have atypical symptoms. Women more often have atypical symptoms than men. Among those over 75 years old, about 5% have had an MI with little or no history of symptoms. An MI may cause heart failure , an irregular heartbeat , cardiogenic shock , or cardiac arrest . Most MIs occur due to coronary artery disease
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International Standard Name Identifier
The INTERNATIONAL STANDARD NAME IDENTIFIER (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012. The ISO technical committee 46, subcommittee 9 ( TC 46/SC 9 ) is responsible for the development of the standard. ISNI can be used to disambiguate names that might otherwise be confused, and links the data about names that are collected and used in all sectors of the media industries
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The SYSTèME UNIVERSITAIRE DE DOCUMENTATION or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researcher to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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MusicBrainz
MUSICBRAINZ is a project that aims to create an open data music database that is similar to the freedb project. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
was founded in response to the restrictions placed on the Compact Disc Database (CDDB), a database for software applications to look up audio CD (compact disc ) information on the Internet. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
has expanded its goals to reach beyond a compact disc metadata (this is information about the performers, artists, songwriters, etc.) storehouse to become a structured open online database for music. MusicBrainz
MusicBrainz
captures information about artists, their recorded works, and the relationships between them. Recorded works entries capture at a minimum the album title, track titles, and the length of each track. These entries are maintained by volunteer editors who follow community written style guidelines
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BIBSYS
BIBSYS is an administrative agency set up and organized by the Ministry of Education and Research in Norway
Norway
. They are a service provider, focusing on the exchange, storage and retrieval of data pertaining to research, teaching and learning – historically metadata related to library resources. BIBSYS are collaborating with all Norwegian universities and university colleges as well as research institutions and the National Library of Norway
Norway
. Bibsys
Bibsys
is formally organized as a unit at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), located in Trondheim
Trondheim
, Norway. The board of directors is appointed by Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research . BIBSYS offer researchers, students and others an easy access to library resources by providing the unified search service Oria.no and other library services
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The BIBLIOTHèQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE (BNF; French: ) is the National Library of France
France
, located in Paris
Paris
. It is the national repository of all that is published in France. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 New buildings * 3 Mission * 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection * 5 Digital library * 6 Popular culture * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links HISTORYThe National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace by Charles V in 1368. Charles had received a collection of manuscripts from his predecessor, John II , and transferred them to the Louvre
Louvre
from the Palais de la Cité
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Royal Norwegian Order Of St. Olav
THE ROYAL NORWEGIAN ORDER OF SAINT OLAV (Norwegian : Den Kongelige Norske Sankt Olavs Orden; or Sanct Olafs Orden, the old Norwegian name) is a Norwegian order of chivalry instituted by King Oscar I on August 21, 1847. It is named after King Olav II , known to posterity as St. Olav. Just before the union with Sweden
Sweden
was dissolved in 1905, the Order of the Norwegian Lion was instituted in 1904 by King Oscar II , but no appointments were awarded by his successor, King Haakon VII . The Order of St. Olav
Order of St. Olav
thus became the kingdom's only order of chivalry for the next 80 years. The Grand Master of the order is the reigning monarch of Norway. It is used to reward individuals for remarkable accomplishments on behalf of the country and humanity
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Christmas Eve
CHRISTMAS EVE is the day before Christmas
Christmas
Day , the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus
Jesus
of Nazareth . Christmas
Christmas
Day is observed around the world , and Christmas
Christmas
Eve is widely observed as a full or partial holiday in anticipation of Christmas
Christmas
Day. Together, both days are considered one of the most culturally significant celebrations in Christendom
Christendom
and Western society
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Song
A SONG, most broadly, is a single (and often standalone) work of music that is typically intended to be sung by the human voice with distinct and fixed pitches and patterns using sound and silence and a variety of forms that often include the repetition of sections. Written words created specifically for music or for which music is specifically created, are called lyrics . If a pre-existing poem is set to composed music in classical music it is an art song . Songs that are sung on repeated pitches without distinct contours and patterns that rise and fall are called chants . Songs in a simple style that are learned informally are often referred to as folk songs . Songs that are composed for professional singers who sell their recordings or live shows to the mass market are called popular songs. These songs, which have broad appeal, are often composed by professional songwriters , composers and lyricists
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Drawing
DRAWING is a form of visual art in which a person uses various drawing instruments to mark paper or another two-dimensional medium. Instruments include graphite pencils , pen and ink , inked brushes , wax color pencils , crayons , charcoal , chalk , pastels , various kinds of erasers , markers , styluses , various metals (such as silverpoint ) and electronic drawing. A drawing instrument releases a small amount of material onto a surface, leaving a visible mark. The most common support for drawing is paper , although other materials, such as cardboard , plastic, leather , canvas , and board , may be used. Temporary drawings may be made on a blackboard or whiteboard or indeed almost anything. The medium has been a popular and fundamental means of public expression throughout human history. It is one of the simplest and most efficient means of communicating visual ideas. The wide availability of drawing instruments makes drawing one of the most common artistic activities
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Kampen, Norway
KAMPEN is a neighborhood in Oslo
Oslo
, Norway
Norway
. It is located Gamle Oslo borough, between Tøyen , Hasle , Vålerenga and Galgeberg . HISTORYThe name may come from kamp, meaning outcrop , though it may also come from a military campment. During the 18th century, the home guard had military practices at Kampen. The area belonged to the farms Bergsløkken and Oslo
Oslo
Ladegård, before being parcelled up in 1820. A wooden suburb was built between the city expansions—meaning acquisitions of territory belonging to Aker municipality—of 1859 and 1878. Part of the wooden housing burned down in 1879, and was replaced with brick block housing and Kampen Church . The northern part of Kampen has many brick buildings from the 1930s, though the wooden housing still dominates in other parts
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