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Franz Liszt, from glory to darkness

Franz Liszt, from glory to darkness

Portrait of Franz Liszt.LEHMANN Henri (1814 - 1882) In the concert hall.ANONYMOUSFranz Liszt.HANFSTAENGL Franz Seraph (1804 - 1877) CloseTitle: Portrait of Franz Liszt.Author: LEHMANN Henri (1814 - 1882) Date depicted: Dimensions: Height 113 - Width 86 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Carnavalet museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz Image reference: 00-015028 / P.

First issue of 'The New Republic' published

First issue of 'The New Republic' published

While World War I rages in Europe, the first issue of a new magazine, The New Republic, is published in the United States.The New Republic’s editorial board was presided over by the journalist Herbert Croly, author of the influential 1909 book The Promise of American Life. Impressed by Croly’s arguments for greater economic planning, increased spending on education and the need for a society based on the “brotherhood of mankind”—ideas that were said to have influenced both Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson—the heiress Dorothy Payne Whitney and her husband, the banker and diplomat Williard Straight, approached Croly and asked him to join them in launching a new liberal journal that would provide an intelligent, opinionated examination of politics, foreign affairs and culture.

Brasidas

Brasidas

Brasidas (d. 422 BCE) was an enterprising and successful Spartan general during the early years of the second Peloponnesian War (431-404 BCE) between Athens and Sparta. His successes against the Athenians...

The Lumière cinematograph

The Lumière cinematograph

The Lumière cinematograph.AUZOLLE Marcelin (1862 - 1942) The Lumière cinematograph.BRISPOT HenriThe Lumière cinematograph. © BIFI Film library - French Cinematheque men for animated representations has led many scientists of modern times to design devices allowing the projection of a succession of still images.

Coptic Textile of St. Joseph

Coptic Textile of St. Joseph

This Coptic linen textile spun from wool depicts scenes from the life of St. Joseph, including images of a horseman, four warriors, animals, a grapevine, a bird, and a running warrior holding a spear...

St. Bernards Healthcare

St. Bernards Healthcare

St. Accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), this leading health care system was founded in 1900 by the Olivetan Benedictine Sisters.St. Owens Cancer Treatment Center, Women& 39;s Diagnostic Center, Senior Health Clinic, and the Wound Healing Center.