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Enrico Caruso
Rodolfo Caruso (1898-1951); Enrico Caruso, Jr. (1904-1987); Two other children, unnamed, died in infancy; Gloria Caruso (1919-1999) Enrico Caruso
Enrico Caruso
(Italian pronunciation: [enˈriːko kaˈruːzo]; 25 February 1873 – 2 August 1921) was an Italian operatic tenor. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and the Americas, appearing in a wide variety of roles from the Italian and French repertoires that ranged from the lyric to the dramatic. Caruso also made approximately 260 commercially released recordings from 1902 to 1920
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Theodore Roosevelt
United States Army New York Army National GuardYears of service 1882–1886, 1898Rank ColonelCommands held 1st United States Volunteer CavalryBattles/wars Spanish–American War  • Battle of Las Guasimas  • Battle of San Juan HillAwards Medal of Honor (Posthumously; 2001)This article is part of a series about Theodore RooseveltPolitical positions Electoral historyEarly life Family The Naval War of 1812Rough RidersBattle of San Juan HillGovernor of New YorkGovernorship "The Strenuous Life"Vice President of the United States1900 McKinley-Roosevelt campaign"Speak softly and carry a big stick"President of the United States PresidencyFirst termMcKinley assassination 1st inaugurationSquare Deal West Wing Coal strike Booker T. Washington
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Neapolitan Language
Neapolitan (autonym: (’o n)napulitano [(o n)napuliˈtɑːnə]; Italian: napoletano) is a Romance language
Romance language
of the Italo-Dalmatian group spoken across much of southern Italy, except for southern Calabria
Calabria
and Sicily.[4][5][6] It is not named specifically after the city of Naples, but rather the homonymous Kingdom that once covered most of the area, and of which the city was the capital
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Gramophone & Typewriter Company
The Gramophone Company, based in the United Kingdom and founded on behalf of Emil Berliner, was one of the early recording companies, the parent organisation for the His Master's Voice (HMV) label, and the European affiliate of the American Victor Talking Machine Company. Although the company merged with the Columbia Graphophone Company in 1931 to form Electric and Musical Industries Limited (EMI), its name "The Gramophone Company Limited" continued in the UK into the 1970s.Contents1 History1.1 First recordings 1.2 Lawsuit impact 1.3 Hidden discs 1.4 Logo change 1.5 Formation of EMI2 See also 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit]Early Gramophone label with original trademarkFirst recordings[edit] The Gramophone Company was founded in 1898 by William Barry Owen and Trevor Williams in London, England. Owen was acting as agent for Emile Berliner, inventor of the gramophone record, whilst Williams provided the finances
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Tiffany & Co.
Tiffany & Company (known colloquially as Tiffany or Tiffany's) is an American luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, headquartered in New York City.[2] Tiffany sells jewelry, sterling silver, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances, water bottles, watches, personal accessories, as well as some leather goods.[3] Many of these goods are sold at Tiffany stores, as well as through direct-mail and corporate merchandising. Tiffany is renowned for its luxury goods and is particularly known for its diamond and sterling silver jewelry. Tiffany markets itself as an arbiter of taste and style,[4] and was once a purveyor to the Russian imperial family.[citation needed]Contents1 History1.1 Establishment 1.2 "Blue Book" and the Civil War 1.3 "Gilded Age" 1.4 1900–1999 1.5 2000–present1.5.1 United States
United States
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Euterpe
In Greek mythology, Euterpe
Euterpe
(/juːˈtɜːrpiː/; Greek: Eὐτέρπη, Greek pronunciation: [efˈterpi], Ancient Greek: [eu̯térpɛː]; "rejoicing well" or "delight" from Ancient Greek εὖ 'well' + τέρπειν terpein 'to please') was one of the Muses, the daughters of Mnemosyne, fathered by Zeus. Called the "Giver of delight", when later poets assigned roles to each of the Muses, she was the muse of music. In late Classical times she was named muse of lyric poetry[1] and depicted holding a flute
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Marcella Sembrich
Marcella Sembrich
Marcella Sembrich
(February 15, 1858 – January 11, 1935) was the stage name of the Polish coloratura soprano, Prakseda Marcelina Kochańska. She had an important international singing career, chiefly at the New York Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.[1][2]Contents1 Biography 2 Legacy 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Sembrich was born at Wisniewczyk, in Austrian Galicia, now part of Ukraine. She first studied violin and piano with her father. Later, she entered the Lemberg
Lemberg
Conservatory and studied piano with her future husband Wilhelm Stengel and violin with Sigismond Bruckmann. She entered the Vienna Conservatory in Autumn 1875. It was only then that her remarkable voice was discovered. She studied violin with Joseph Hellmesberger Sr., piano with Julius Epstein, and voice with Viktor Rokitansky
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Florence
Florence
Florence
(/ˈflɒrəns/ FLORR-ənss; Italian: Firenze [fiˈrɛntse] ( listen))[2] is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with 383,083 inhabitants in 2013, and over 1,520,000 in its metropolitan area.[3] Florence
Florence
was a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of that era.[4] It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called "the Athens
Athens
of the Middle Ages".[5] A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family and numerous religious and republican revolutions.[6] From 1865 to 1871 the city was the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy
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Manhattan
Coordinates: 40°47′25″N 73°57′35″W / 40.79028°N 73.95972°W / 40.79028; -73.95972Manhattan New York CountyBorough of New York City County of New York StateView from Midtown Manhattan facing south toward Lower ManhattanFlagEtymology: Lenape: Manna-hata (island of many hills)Nickname(s): The City[1]Location of Manhattan, shown in red, in New York CityCoordinates: 40°43′42″N 73°59′39″W / 40.72833°N 73.99417°W / 40.72833; -73.99417Country  United StatesState  New YorkCounty New York (Coterminous)City  New YorkSettled 1624Government • Type Borough (New York City) • Borough President Gale Brewer
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Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi Theatre
Bolshoi Theatre
(Russian: Большо́й теа́тр, tr. Bol'shoy Teatr, Big Theatre, IPA: [bɐlʲˈʂoj tʲɪˈatər]) is a historic theatre in Moscow, Russia, originally designed by architect Joseph Bové, which holds ballet and opera performances. Before the October Revolution
October Revolution
it was a part of the Imperial Theatres of the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
along with Maly Theatre (Small Theatre) in Moscow
Moscow
and a few theatres in Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
(Hermitage Theater, Bolshoi (Kamenny) Theatre, later Mariinsky Theatre
Mariinsky Theatre
and others). The Bolshoi Ballet
Ballet
and Bolshoi Opera
Opera
are amongst the oldest and most renowned ballet and opera companies in the world
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Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni
(Italian pronunciation: [dɔn dʒoˈvanni]; K. 527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punished, namely Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni
or The Libertine
Libertine
Punished) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. It is based on the legends of Don Juan, a fictional libertine and seducer. It was premiered by the Prague Italian opera at the National Theater (of Bohemia), now called the Estates Theatre, on 29 October 1787.[1] Da Ponte's libretto was billed as a dramma giocoso, a common designation of its time that denotes a mixing of serious and comic action. Mozart entered the work into his catalogue as an opera buffa
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Claque
A claque is an organized body of professional applauders in French theatres and opera houses. Members of a claque are called claqueurs.Contents1 History 2 See also 3 Notes 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] Hiring people to applaud dramatic performances was common in classical times. For example, when the Emperor Nero
Nero
acted, he had his performance greeted by an encomium chanted by five thousand of his soldiers.[1] This inspired the 16th-century French poet Jean Daurat
Jean Daurat
to develop the modern claque. Buying a number of tickets for a performance of one of his plays, he gave them away in return for a promise of applause. In 1820 claques underwent serious systematization when an agency in Paris opened to manage and supply claqueurs. By 1830 the claque had become an institution
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Mariinsky Theatre
The Mariinsky Theatre
Mariinsky Theatre
(Russian: Мариинский театр, Mariinskiy Teatr, also spelled Maryinsky or Mariyinsky) is a historic theatre of opera and ballet in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Opened in 1860, it became the preeminent music theatre of late 19th-century Russia, where many of the stage masterpieces of Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov
Rimsky-Korsakov
received their premieres. Through most of the Soviet era, it was known as the Kirov Theatre. Today, the Mariinsky Theatre
Mariinsky Theatre
is home to the Mariinsky Ballet, Mariinsky Opera
Opera
and Mariinsky Orchestra
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Southern Italy
Southern Italy
Italy
or Mezzogiorno (Italian pronunciation: [ˌmɛddzoˈdʒorno],[2] literally "midday") is a macroregion of Italy
Italy
traditionally encompassing the territories of the former Kingdom of the two Sicilies
Kingdom of the two Sicilies
(all the southern section of the Italian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
and Sicily), with the frequent addition of the island of Sardinia.[3][4][5] Southern Italy
Italy
has many major tourist attractions, such as the Palace of Caserta, the Amalfi
Amalfi
Coast, Pompeii
Pompeii
and other archaeological sites (many of which are protected by UNESCO)
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Piedimonte Matese
Piedimonte Matese Italian: Piedimonte Matese, pronounced [pjɛdi'monte maˈteze] is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region of Campania, located about 82 km north of Naples and about 40 km north of Caserta.Contents1 Geography 2 History 3 Main sights 4 Sports 5 International relations 6 References 7 External linksGeography[edit] Piedimonte Matese borders the following municipalities: Alife, Campochiaro, Castello del Matese, Cusano Mutri, Guardiaregia, San Gregorio Matese, San Potito Sannitico and Sant'Angelo d'Alife.[3] Up until 1945, Piedimonte Matese was located within the Province of Benevento. Before 1970 Piedimonte was known as Piedimonte d'Alife. History[edit] The Matese Legion was a group of 240 Italian volunteers that joined Giuseppe Garibaldi in the war for Italian unification in 1861
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Kingdom Of Italy
The Kingdom of Italy
Italy
(Italian: Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II
King Victor Emmanuel II
of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the Italian Republic. The state was founded as a result of the unification of Italy
Italy
under the influence of the Kingdom of Sardinia, which can be considered its legal predecessor state. Italy
Italy
declared war on Austria in alliance with Prussia in 1866 and received the region of Veneto
Veneto
following their victory. Italian troops entered Rome
Rome
in 1870, ending more than one thousand years of Papal temporal power
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