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Artaud, Antonin(Encyclopedia)Artaud, Antonin äNtônN´ ärt´ [key], 1896–1948, French poet, actor, and director. During the 1920s and 30s he was associated with various experimental theater groups in Paris, and he cofound...
Scalia, Antonin(Encyclopedia)Scalia, Antonin, 1936–2016, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1986–2016), b. Trenton, N.J. He graduated from Harvard Law School (1960) and subsequently taught law at the Univ. of Virgin...
Novotný, Antonín(Encyclopedia)Novotný, Antonín än´tônyn nô´vôtn [key], 1904–75, Czechoslovakian Communist leader. A founding member (1921) of the Communist party, he participated (1948) in the Communist seizure of po...
Dvoák, Antonín(Encyclopedia)Dvoák, Antonín än´tônn dvôr´zhäk [key], 1841–1904, Czech composer. He studied at the Organ School, Prague (1857–59) and played viola in the National Theater Orchestra (1861–71) under...
Carpentier, Alejo(Encyclopedia)Carpentier, Alejo äl´h kärpntyr´ [key], 1904–80, Cuban novelist and musicologist. As a political exile in Paris between 1928 and 1939, Carpentier was strongly influenced by Antonin Artau...
Haydn, Michael(Encyclopedia)Haydn, Michael mkh´äl h´dn [key], 1737–1806, Austrian composer, younger brother of Franz Joseph Haydn. Haydn, largely self-taught, was noted especially for his sacred music. He was a frie...
Benda, Georg Anton(Encyclopedia)Benda, Georg Anton g´ôrkh än´tôn bn´dä [key], 1722–95, Bohemian composer. Benda, whose Bohemian name was Jií Antonín Benda, came from a musical family that moved to Prussia in 1742. H...
Brook, Peter(Encyclopedia)Brook, Peter, 1925–, English theatrical director, b. London, grad. Oxford (1943). An innovative, unconventional, and controversial figure, Brook mounts energetic productions in which the entire stag...
Lauzun, Antonin Nompar de Caumont, duc de(Encyclopedia)Lauzun, Antonin Nompar de Caumont, duc de äNtnN´ nôNpär´ d kmôN´ dük d lzöN´ [key], 1633–1723, French courtier and soldier. Mlle de Montpensier sought him in marriage; the king...
Svoboda, Ludvík(Encyclopedia)Svoboda, Ludvík lood´vk svô´bôdä [key], 1895–1979, Czechoslovak general and political leader. Svoboda served in the Czech Legion in World War I and became an officer (1922) in the army of ...
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