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Paul Cézanne

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | entertainment-news

Paul Cézanne (French pronunciation: [pɔl seˈzan]; 19 January 1839 – 22 October 1906) was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically...
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Vincent van Gogh

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

Vincent Willem van Gogh (UK  /ˌvæn ˈɡɒx/, US /ˌvæn ˈɡoʊ/;[note 1] Dutch: [vɑn ˈɣɔχ] ( listen); March 30, 1853 – July 29, 1890) was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th century art as a result of its...
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John Walker (programmer)

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | sports-news

John Walker (born ca. 1950) is a computer programmer and a co-founder of the computer-aided design software company Autodesk, and a co-author of early versions of AutoCAD, a product Autodesk originally acquired from programmer Michael Riddle. He makes his home...
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Alfred Cortot

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | entertainment-news

Alfred Denis Cortot (26 September 1877 – 15 June 1962) was a Franco-Swiss pianist and conductor. He is one of the most renowned 20th-century classical musicians, especially valued for his poetic insight in Romantic period piano works, particularly those of Chopin...
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Marc Faber

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | business-news

Marc Faber, born February 28, 1946, is a Swiss investor. Faber was born in Zürich and schooled in Geneva, Switzerland, where he raced for the Swiss National Ski Team. He studied Economics at the University of Zurich and, at the...
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Edgar Degas

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

Edgar Degas (US /deɪˈɡɑː/ or UK /ˈdeɪɡɑː/; French: [ilɛʁ ʒɛʁmɛnɛdɡɑʁ dəɡɑ]; born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, 19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917), was a French artist famous for his work in painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing. He is regarded as one...
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Hattie McDaniel

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | entertainment-news

Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895 – October 26, 1952) was an American actress. McDaniel was the first black person to win an Academy Award. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the...
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Fred Rogers

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | entertainment-news

Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American educator, Presbyterian minister, songwriter, author, and television host. Rogers was most famous for creating and hosting Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001), which featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality...
Views: 352 | News Stories: 32 | Blog Posts: 30 | 33 | 29 | 0
 
Johan Djourou

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

Johan Danon Djourou-Gbadjere (born 18 January 1987 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire), more commonly known as Johan Djourou, is an Ivorian-born Swiss international footballer who plays for Arsenal. He used to play as a defensive midfielder in his youth for former...
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Robert Frank

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago |

Robert Frank (born November 9, 1924, Zürich), is an important figure in American photography and film. His most notable work, the 1958 photobook titled The Americans, was influential, and earned Frank comparisons to a modern-day de Tocqueville for his fresh...
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