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Heinz Holliger

Zurich :: Switzerland | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

Heinz Holliger (born 21 May 1939) is a Swiss oboist, composer and conductor.
Views: 140 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 31 | 43 | 32 | 0
 
Peter Greenaway

Zurich :: Switzerland | 5 months ago | entertainment-news

Peter Greenaway, CBE (born 5 April 1942) is a British film director. His films are noted for the distinct influence of Renaissance and Baroque painting, and Flemish painting in particular. The scenic composition and illumination and the contrasts of costume...
Views: 75 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 30 | 77 | 44 | 0
 
The Orb

Zurich :: Switzerland | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

The Orb are an English electronic music group known for spawning the genre of ambient house. Founded in 1988 by Alex Paterson and KLF member Jimmy Cauty, The Orb began as ambient and dub DJs in London. Its early performances...
Views: 22 | News Stories: 29 | Blog Posts: 32 | 35 | 26 | 0
 
Barbet Schroeder

Zurich :: Switzerland | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

Barbet Schroeder (born 26 August 1941) is a Franco-Swiss film director and producer who started his career in French cinema in the 1960s, working together with directors such as Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rivette.
Views: 43 | News Stories: 29 | Blog Posts: 30 | 49 | 27 | 0
 
Eugene Izotov

Zurich :: Switzerland | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

Eugene Izotov (born 1973) is a Russian-born oboist and recording artist. He is currently the Principal Oboist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra appointed by Daniel Barenboim in 2005. First Russian-born oboist in any major U.S. symphony orchestra. Faculty member of...
Views: 75 | News Stories: 26 | Blog Posts: 3 | 35 | 29 | 0
 
Leonardo da Vinci

Payerne :: Switzerland | 9 months ago | entertainment-news

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci ( pronunciation (help·info)) (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer. Leonardo has often been...
Views: 2,063 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 29 | 70 | 199 | 0
 
Gotthard (band)

Lugano :: Switzerland | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

Gotthard is a Swiss hard rock band founded in Lugano by Steve Lee and Leo Leoni. Their last eleven albums have all reached number 1 in the Swiss album charts, making them one of the most successful Swiss acts ever....
Views: 156 | News Stories: 20 | Blog Posts: 29 | 54 | 27 | 0
 
Jean Tinguely

Fribourg :: Switzerland | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

Jean Tinguely (22 May 1925 in Fribourg, Switzerland – 30 August 1991 in Bern) was a Swiss painter and sculptor. He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition; known officially as metamechanics. Tinguely's...
Views: 188 | News Stories: 20 | Blog Posts: 32 | 49 | 44 | 0
 
Dieter Roth

Zurich :: Switzerland | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

Dieter Roth (April 21, 1930 - June 5, 1998) was an Icelandic artist of German-Swiss heritage best known for his artist's books, editioned prints, sculptures, and works made of found materials, including rotting food stuffs. He was also known as...
Views: 100 | News Stories: 20 | Blog Posts: 28 | 47 | 36 | 0
 
Celtic Frost

Zurich :: Switzerland | 1 year ago | entertainment-news

Celtic Frost was a metal band from Zürich, Switzerland. They are known for their heavy influence on the extreme metal genres. The group was first active from 1984 to 1993, and re-formed in 2001. Following Tom Gabriel Fischer's departure in...
Views: 27 | News Stories: 19 | Blog Posts: 30 | 43 | 57 | 0
 

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