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s. date_opened 1864 location Moscow, Russia coordinates The first Russian comic opera was ''Anyuta'' (1772). The text was written by Mikhail Popov (Mikhail Vasilyevich Popov), with music by an unknown composer, consisting of a selection of popular songs specified in the libretto. Another successful comic opera, ''Melnik – koldun, obmanshchik i svat'' ("

;The Miller who was a Wizard, a Cheat and a Match-maker"', text by Alexander Ablesimov, Moscow, 1779), on a subject resembling Rousseau's ''Devin'', is attributed to Mikhail Sokolovsky (Mikhail Matveyevich Sokolovsky). Ivan Kerzelli, Vasily Pashkevich and Yevstigney Fomin also wrote a series of successful comic operas in the 18th century. In the 19th century, Russian comic opera was further developed by Alexey Verstovsky who composed more 30 opera-vaudevilles and 6 grand operas (most of them with spoken dialogue). Later, Modest Mussorgsky worked on two comic operas, ''The Fair at Sorochyntsi'' and ''Zhenit'ba'' ("The Marriage"), which he left unfinished (they were completed only in 20th century). Pyotr Tchaikovsky wrote a comic opera, ''Cherevichki'' (after Nikolai Gogol, 1885, 1887 Moscow). Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov composed ''May Night'' 1878–1879 and ''The Golden Cockerel'' 1906–1907. ''Tsar Demyan'' (''Царь Демьян'') – ''A frightful opera performance''. A collective project of five authors wrote the work: Leonid Desyatnikov and Vyacheslav Gaivoronsky from St. Petersburg, Iraida Yusupova and Vladimir Nikolayev from Moscow, and the creative collective "Kompozitor", which is a pseudonym for the well-known music critic Pyotr Pospelov. The libretto is by Elena Polenova, based on a folk-drama, ''Tsar Maksimilyan'', and the work premiered on June 20, 2001 at the Mariinski Theatre, St Petersburg. Prize "Gold Mask, 2002" and "Gold Soffit, 2002". In 1553 English explorer Hugh Willoughby with chief pilot Richard Chancellor were sent out with three vessels in search of a passage by London's Company of Merchant Adventurers to New Lands. During the voyage across the Barents Sea, Willoughby thought he saw islands to the north, and islands called Willoughby's Land were shown on maps published by Plancius (Petrus Plancius) and Mercator (Gerardus Mercator) into the 1640s. Hacquebord 1995 (#Hacquebord 1995), The vessels were separated by "terrible whirlwinds" in the Norwegian Sea and Willoughby sailed into a bay near the present border between Finland and Russia. His ships with the frozen crews, including Captain Willoughby and his journal, were found by Russian fishermen a year later. Richard Chancellor was able to drop anchor in the White Sea and trudge his way overland to Moscow and Ivan the Terrible's Court, opening trade with Russia and the Company of Merchant Adventurers became the Muscovy Company. '''Alexei Shulgin''' ( Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Moscow Commons:Category:Moscow Wikipedia:Moscow


Italy

, the development of the character was given to one of his assistants, Silver (Guido Silvestri) (creator of Lupo Alberto, another successful comic strip in Italy), American Bonelli: interview with Alfredo Castelli because Bonvi was too busy with his other works (among them, the famous Sturmtruppen). The character is a more or less declared parody of another successful series in Italy, ''Diabolik'', created by the Giussani Sisters. Top 10 Italian comics Il mito Diabolik The character quickly became popular in Italy, Interview with Casty, creator of WDC&S’ upcoming “Mickey Mouse and the World to Come” his anti-heroic nature is overblown to grotesque proportions (he is a burglar and general criminal (Crime), lives in sewers (sanitary sewer), takes showers with toxic waste and hates everything "good natured") and politically incorrect (political correctness) humour (fart and burp jokes, italian politicians caricatures and social commentary). The character first appeared in the magazine ''Tiramolla'' on 19 July 1970. Later, the development of the character was given to one of his assistants, Silver (Guido Silvestri) (creator of Lupo Alberto, another successful comic strip in Italy), American Bonelli: interview with Alfredo Castelli because Bonvi was too busy with his other works (among them, the famous Sturmtruppen). The character is a more or less declared parody of another successful series in Italy, ''Diabolik'', created by the Giussani Sisters. Top 10 Italian comics Il mito Diabolik The character quickly became popular in Italy, Interview with Casty, creator of WDC&S’ upcoming “Mickey Mouse and the World to Come” his anti-heroic nature is overblown to grotesque proportions (he is a burglar and general criminal (Crime), lives in sewers (sanitary sewer), takes showers with toxic waste and hates everything "good natured") and politically incorrect (political correctness) humour (fart and burp jokes, italian politicians caricatures and social commentary). The character first appeared in the magazine ''Tiramolla'' on 19 July 1970. Later, the development of the character was given to one of his assistants, Silver (Guido Silvestri) (creator of Lupo Alberto, another successful comic strip in Italy), American Bonelli: interview with Alfredo Castelli because Bonvi was too busy with his other works (among them, the famous Sturmtruppen). The character is a more or less declared parody of another successful series in Italy, ''Diabolik'', created by the Giussani Sisters. Top 10 Italian comics Il mito Diabolik The character quickly became popular in Italy, Interview with Casty, creator of WDC&S’ upcoming “Mickey Mouse and the World to Come” his anti-heroic nature is overblown to grotesque proportions (he is a burglar and general criminal (Crime), lives in sewers (sanitary sewer), takes showers with toxic waste and hates everything "good natured") and politically incorrect (political correctness) humour (fart and burp jokes, italian politicians caricatures and social commentary). Awards and recognitions A living legend on his own terms, Soumitra has received the 'Officier des Arts et Metiers (Ordre des Arts et des Lettres)', the highest award for arts given by the French (France) government, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from Italy. He turned down the honorary Padma Shri award from the Indian government in the 1970s; in 2004, he accepted the prestigious Padma Bhushan award from the President of India. He has been the subject of a full-length documentary named ''Gaach'' by French film (Cinema of France) director Catherine Berge. thumb 200px Portrait of Cristoforo Madruzzo by Titian (image:Ticiano - cardealmadruzzo05.jpg) (1552). Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo. '''Cristoforo Madruzzo''' (July 5, 1512 – July 5, 1578) was an Italian (Italy) Roman Catholic cardinal (cardinal (Catholicism)) and statesman. His brother Eriprando (Eriprando Madruzzo) was a mercenary captain who fought in the Italian Wars. In January 1543, he was appointed administrator of the Bishopric of Brixen, and shortly afterwards, during the same year 1543, he was raised to the dignity of a cardinal by Pope Paul III. Having resigned his bishopric at Trento in 1567 in favour of his nephew Ludovico (Ludovico Madruzzo), he spent the latter years of his life in Italy, and became Cardinal Bishop successively of Sabina (bishop of Sabina), Palestrina (bishop of Palestrina), and Porto (Bishop of Porto). A few years after his death his remains were entombed in the family chapel, in the church of Sant'Onofrio, Rome. He died in Tivoli (Tivoli, Italy), Italy on July 5, 1578, his 66th birthday. After withdrawing through Sandzak and Bosnia (Bosnia and Herzegovina) in 1944 and 1945, he became an interpreter for the Yugoslav (Yugoslavia) units serving the British Army in Italy and Germany. In 1947, he came to Great Britain as a Displaced Person and first worked as a farm hand and later as an employee in an industrial concern. He studied Political Economy in London. Most EU countries have a national classification called ''table wine'' (always corresponding to EU TW) in the country's official language. Examples include ''vin de table'' in France, ''vino da tavola'' in Italy, ''vino de mesa'' in Spain, ''vinho de mesa'' in Portugal and ''Tafelwein'' in Germany. These classifications generally represent the lowest level of classification in their country. While there are several Italian (Italy)-American communities that thrive within the Chicago metropolitan area, Taylor Street, the port-of-call for Chicago's Italian American immigrants, inherited the title of Chicago's "Little Italy." Taylor Street Archives Taylor Street's Little Italy is part of a larger community area (Community areas of Chicago) — Chicago's Near West Side. Dominant among the immigrant communities that comprised the Near West Side during the mass migration of Europeans at the turn of the 20th century, were Italians, Greeks and Jews. Other ethnic groups vacated the neighborhood beginning in the early 1900s, and only the Italian-American enclave remained as a vibrant community. Omloop Het Nieuwsblad is the opening event on the Belgian cycling calendar and is usually held on the last Saturday in February or the first in March. It is characterised by cold weather and short cobbled climbs and comes as a contrast to the training camps of the Italian (Italy) Riviera or the south of France. Demographics According to the 2001 census, Ashbury had just over 3000 residents living almost entirely (94%) in detached houses. Its most notable feature was no blocks of flats at all in the suburb. The consistency of housing contributes to a high percentage of family households (81%). Most residents were Australian citizens (88%) although a substantial number (36%) were born overseas with the most common places being Italy (8.2%), Greece (3.3%), Lebanon (3.1%) and China (2.1%). The figures for the respective languages are all much higher indicating a substantial number of second-generation migrants in the suburb with 13.8% speaking Italian, 9.3% speaking Greek and 6.2% speaking Arabic.


Norway

Norwegian cartoonist Frode Øverli. Since its start in 1994 Commons:Category:Norway Dmoz:Regional Europe Norway Wikipedia:Norway


Netherlands

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United States

September 18, 1926) Joe Kubert at th Lambiek Comiclopedia is an American (United States) comic book artist who went on to found The Kubert School. He is best known for his work on the DC Comics characters Sgt. Rock (Sgt. Rock (comics)) and Hawkman. His sons, Andy Kubert and Adam Kubert, have themselves become successful comic-book artists. Early life and education Kubert was born to a Jewish family


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