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Hemingway, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Hemingway, Ernest, 1899–1961, American novelist and short-story writer, b. Oak Park, Ill. one of the great American writers of the 20th cent. Life The son of a country doctor, Hemingway worked as a ...
Ernest I(Encyclopedia)Ernest I, 1784–1844, duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (see under Saxe-Coburg); brother of Leopold I of Belgium, uncle of Queen Victoria of England, and father of Victoria's consort, Prince Albert. He succe...
Oak Park(Encyclopedia)Oak Park. 1 Village (1990 pop. 53,648), Cook co., NE Ill., a residential suburb adjacent to Chicago; settled 1833, inc. 1901. Some 25 houses there and the Unity Temple (1908) were designed by Frank Ll...
Anderson, Margaret C.(Encyclopedia)Anderson, Margaret C., 1886–1973, American author, editor, and publisher, b. Indianapolis, Ind. As editor and publisher of The Little Review (1914–29), one of the most famous of the American littl...
Flagg, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Flagg, Ernest, 1857–1947, American architect, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., studied at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. The 45-story Singer Building in New York City, which he built in 1908, marked a revoluti...
Bloch, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Bloch, Ernest blk, Ger. blôkh [key], 1880–1959, Swiss-American composer. Among his teachers were Jaques-Dalcroze and Ysaÿe. He taught at the Geneva Conservatory, 1911–15, and at the Mannes Sch...
Lapointe, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Lapointe, Ernest läpwNt´ [key], 1876–1941, Canadian political leader, b. Quebec prov. A lawyer, he was from 1904 to 1941 a Liberal member of the Canadian House of Commons. After the death of Wil...
Lavisse, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Lavisse, Ernest rnst´ lävs´ [key], 1842–1922, French historian. He was for many years a professor at the Sorbonne. His early works deal chiefly with the history of Prussia, particularly Fre...
Ansermet, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Ansermet, Ernest rnst´ äNsrm´ [key], 1883–1969, Swiss conductor. For several years he was a high-school mathematics teacher. He began his conducting career in Germany and toured with Diag...
Renan, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Renan, Ernest rnst´ rnäN´ [key], 1823–92, French historian and critic. He began training for the priesthood but renounced it in 1845. His first trip to Italy (1849) influenced his interest ...
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