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Chopin, Kate O'Flaherty(Encyclopedia)Chopin, Kate O'Flaherty shpn´ [key], 1851–1904, American author, b. St. Louis. Of Creole-Irish descent, she married (1870) a Louisiana businessman and lived with him in Natchitoches parish an...
Millett, Kate(Encyclopedia)Millett, Kate (Katharine Murray Millett), 1934–2017, American feminist author and activist, b. St. Paul, Minn., B.A. Univ. of Minn., 1956, M.A. Oxford, 1958, Ph.D. Columbia, 1968. Her pioneering fem...
Greenaway, Kate(Encyclopedia)Greenaway, Kate, 1846–1901, English illustrator and watercolorist. She is famous for her fanciful, humorous, delicately colored drawings of child life. She influenced children's clothing and the ill...
Chopin, Frédéric François(Encyclopedia)Chopin, Frédéric François frdrk´ fräNswä´ shôpN´ [key], 1810–49, composer for the piano, b. near Warsaw, of French and Polish parentage. His lyrical, often melancholy, compositions ...
Wiggin, Kate Douglas (Smith)(Encyclopedia)Wiggin, Kate Douglas (Smith), 1856–1923, American author and educator, b. Philadelphia. In San Francisco she organized the first free kindergartens on the Pacific coast (1878) and with her sister es...
Ardern, Jacinda Kate Laurell(Encyclopedia)Ardern, Jacinda Kate Laurell, 1980–, New Zealand political leader, b. Hamilton, N.Z., B.A. Univ. of Waikato, 2001. A member of the Labor party, she worked for Prime Minister Helen Clark and for Brit...
Pachmann, Vladimir de(Encyclopedia)Pachmann, Vladimir de vldy´mr d päkh´män [key], 1848–1933, Russian pianist, studied with his father, a violinist, and at the Vienna Conservatory. He devoted himself almost exclusively to...
Hamann, Johann Georg(Encyclopedia)Hamann, Johann Georg y´hän g´ôrk hä´mn [key], 1730–88, German Protestant theologian, b. Königsberg (now Kaliningrad). Although opposed to the rationalism of Kant and the German Enlighte...
étude(Encyclopedia)étude ´tood [key], a brief musical composition, usually for piano, fashioned to instruct an instrumentalist in a particular technical problem, such as scales or trills. Succeeding the toccata, p...
Field, John(Encyclopedia)Field, John, 1782–1837, Irish composer and pianist. In London he studied with Clementi, with whom he later toured Europe. In 1804 he settled in Russia. Field was a succesful pianist and his style o...
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