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The pavilion was built in 1787 by the architect Olof Tempelman with detailed instructions from King Gustav III who was highly personally involved in the project, producing some basic designs himself and suggesting changes once the work was under way. Theses changes included extending both

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The name of the district is derived from the still-existing Franciscan abbey of "Saint Benedict of Palermo", an alternative name for Saint Benedict the Moor . Saint Benedict the Moor lived from 1526 to 1589 and is a complementary patron saint of Palermo , the capital city of Sicily . [ 1

Marriott Plaza Hotel, Buenos Aires print that page


the prestigious London houses of Thompson & Company and Warin and Gillow . Marble sulptures by Gustav Eberlein of Germany and ceiling frescoes by Julio Vila y Prades of Spain added to the hotel's decor. Two new wings were added between 1942 and 1948, and additional work completed in

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Known as "the Icarus of Lautertal," Gustav Mesmer was an inventor of experimental human-powered flying machines. Contents 1 Life 2 Work 3 References 4 Links & Further Reading [ edit ] Life Gustav Mesmer was the fifth of 10 children [ 1 ] . His schooling was cut short | 2011/8/30 12:40:38

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Currently. he is general music director of the Berlin State Opera and the Staatskapelle Berlin , and principal guest conductor of La Scala in Milan . He is also known for his work with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra , a Sevilla -based orchestra of young Arab and Israeli musicians, and

Enigma Variations print that page

After its 1899 London premiere, the piece achieved popularity and was given international performances. The people portrayed in the variations include his wife Alice , Augustus J. Jaeger and Elgar himself. It has been arranged for various instruments. The enigma is not the identity of the | 2011/7/22 11:41:57

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the Arts and Rockville's Strathmore are also important regional venues. The Merriweather Post Pavilion and 1st Mariner Arena host most of the largest concerts in the area. Since HFStival ended its successful run in 2006, Virgin Festival has taken over as one of the most popular summer

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Edvard Munch was born in a rustic farmhouse in the village of Ådalsbruk in Løten , Norway to Christian Munch, the son of a priest. Christian was a doctor and medical officer who married Laura Catherine Bjølstad, a woman half his age, in 1861. Edvard had an older sister, Johanne Sophie

Meridian, Mississippi print that page


Established in 1860 at the intersection of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad and Southern Railway of Mississippi, Meridian relied heavily on the rails and goods transported on them. Union Station is now also home to several other modes of transportation, including the Meridian Transit System

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Mahler conceived the work in 1908. This followed closely on the publication of Hans Bethge 's volume of ancient Chinese poetry rendered into German, Die Chinesische Flöte ("The Chinese Flute"), based on several intermediate works (see Text ). Mahler was very taken by the vision of earthly | 2011/8/27 17:03:43