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dance work

) Chihuahua where the family met with other Mennonites to decide where to go next. In 1925, at age six, he moved with his family to Herschel, Saskatchewan (in Canada). He attended the German (German language)-English (English language) Academy (now Rosthern Junior College). On November 20, 22 and 24 2007 at the Louvre Museum in Paris, Yungchen accompanied a site-specific dance work 'Walking The Line' by American choreographer Bill T. Jones. This performance, with solo percussion by Florent Jodelet, took place in one of the museum's locations (the one-hundred meter perspective) stretching from the Winged Victory of Samothrace, to the Renaissance Arch (from the Stanga Palace) in which the celebrated sculptures ''The Dying Slave'' and ''The Rebellious Slave'' (c1513) by Michelangelo are exhibited. Yungchen has also performed at other venues such as London's Royal Festival Hall, New York's Carnegie Hall, and Berlin's Philharmonic Hall. Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin


-el-Kébir . In fact Muggeridge (speaking on the BBC retrospective programme ''Muggeridge: Ancient & Modern'') said that he encountered no such feeling – indeed he had been allowed, on occasion, to eat and drink for nothing at Maxim's (Maxim's Paris). He was assigned to make an initial investigation into P. G. Wodehouse's five broadcasts from Berlin during the war. Though he was prepared to dislike Wodehouse, the interview became the start of a lifelong friendship and publishing

relationship. Muggeridge ended the war as a Captain (Captain (land)). Over the course of the War of the Second Coalition against France (War of the Second Coalition) (1799–1802), he travelled to Berlin in 1801, in order to prevent the impending Prussian (Kingdom of Prussia) occupation of the Electorate. France demanded it, as it was stipulated in the Treaty of Basel (Peace of Basel) (1795), obliging Prussia to ensure the Holy Roman Empire's neutrality in all

innovative work

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book publications

, Heidelberg distribution '''Springer Science+Business Media''' or '''Springer''' is a global publishing company which publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, technical and medical (STM) publishing. Springer also hosts a number of scientific databases, including SpringerLink, Springer Protocols, and SpringerImages. Book publications include major reference works, textbooks, monographs and book series; more than 50,000 titles are available as e-books


around the world. '''''Splendor Solis''''' ("The Splendour of the Sun") is a well-known colorful alchemical (alchemy) manuscript. The earliest version, written in Central German, is dated 1532–1535 and is housed at the Kupferstichkabinett Berlin at State Museums (Berlin State Museums) in Berlin. It is illuminated on vellum, with decorative borders like a book of hours, beautifully painted and heightened with gold. The later copies in London, Kassel, Paris

historic landscape

extended over three years. He became a disciple of his countryman Joseph Koch, who built historic landscape on the Poussins, and is said to have caught inspiration from J. M. W. Turner. In 1831 Schirmer established himself in Berlin in a studio with scholars. From 1839 to 1865 he was professor of landscape in the academy. He was born at Lübeck, the son of a pastor. He was originally intended for his father's profession and studied at Bonn and Berlin, but his real interests lay not in theology but in classical and romance philology. In 1838 he accepted a tutorship at Athens, where he remained until 1840. In the same year he published, in conjunction with his friend Ernst Curtius, a volume of translations from the Greek. His first poems in a volume entitled ''Zeitstimmen'' was published in 1841. In 1842 he entered the service of Frederick William IV, the king of Prussia, with an annual stipend of 300 thalers; under whom he produced ''König Roderich'' (1843), a tragedy, ''König Sigurds Brautfahrt'' (1846), an epic, and ''Juniuslieder'' (1848), lyrics in a more spirited and manlier style than his early poems. Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin

international young

between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union; and created the Artistic Ambassador Program with its international young artists' exchanges. thumb Sony Center outside (File:Sony Center Berlin.jpg) The '''Sony Center''' is a Sony-sponsored building complex located at the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany. It opened in 2000. Heinz Kähler studied classical archaeology and art history at the university of Freiburg in Breisgau. He studied under Hans Dragendorff

musical research

method and a fusion of elements from his double heritage of Schoenberg and Messiaen. Since the luminous 'white-note' ''Psalm IV'' setting of 1976, Goehr has urged a return to more traditional ways of composing, using familiar materials as objects of musical speculation, in contrast to the technological priorities of much present-day musical research. from the profile of Alexander Goehr on the Cambridge University Music Faculty: http: external people academicstaff

famous radio

name "welt" Petruo has two younger siblings, Jon Alexander and Priszilla. Her grandfather Heinz Petruo (:de:Heinz Petruo) was a famous radio show host for RIAS and a voice actor, and is probably best known as the German dub (German language) of Darth Vader in the ''Star Wars'' saga (Star Wars saga). Petruo attended catholic school in Berlin-Moabit, and catholic high school in Berlin-Westend. ref name "VPde">

major contributions

and Dessau in 1926-32 that were major contributions to the New Objectivity (New Objectivity (architecture)) movement, including a contribution to the Siemensstadt project in Berlin. Kandinsky was one of Die Blaue Vier (Blue Four), formed in 1923 with Klee (Paul Klee), Feininger (Lyonel Feininger) and von Jawlensky (Alexej von Jawlensky), which lectured and exhibited in the United States in 1924. Due to right-wing hostility, the Bauhaus left Weimar and settled in Dessau in 1925. Following a Nazi smear campaign the Bauhaus left Dessau in 1932 for Berlin, until its dissolution in July 1933. Kandinsky then left Germany, settling in Paris. The '''Wannsee Conference''' was a meeting of senior officials of the Nazi German (Nazi Germany) regime, held in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee on 20 January 1942. The purpose of the conference was to inform administrative leaders of Departments responsible for various policies relating to Jews that Reinhard Heydrich had been appointed as the chief executor of the "Final solution to the Jewish question (Final solution)". In the course of the meeting, Heydrich presented a plan, presumably approved by Adolf Hitler, for the deportation of the Jewish population of Europe and French North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia) to German-occupied areas in eastern Europe, and the use of the Jews fit for labour on road-building projects, in the course of which they would eventually die according to the text of the '''Wannsee Protocol''', the surviving remnant to be annihilated after completion of the projects. From Minutes of Conference found in Martin Luther's office, the only copy of the minutes to survive the war, found by the Allies after the occupation Instead, as Soviet and Allied forces gradually pushed back the German lines, most of the Jews of German-occupied Europe were sent to extermination or concentration camps, or killed where they lived. As a result of the efforts of historian Joseph Wulf, the Wannsee House, where the conference was held, is now a Holocaust Memorial. Three years later Italian count Eugenio Brunetta d'Usseaux proposed that the IOC stage a week of winter sports included as part of the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. The organisers opposed this idea because they desired to protect the integrity of the Nordic Games and were concerned about a lack of facilities for winter sports. Judd (2008), p. 21 Commons:Category:Berlin Wikipedia:Berlin Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany States Berlin


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First documented in the 13th century, Berlin became the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg (1417), the Kingdom of Prussia (1701–1918), the German Empire (1871–1918), the Weimar Republic (1919–1933) and the Third Reich (1933–1945).

Berlin is a world city (Global city) of culture, politics, media, and science. Significant industries also include IT (information technology), pharmaceuticals, biomedical engineering, clean tech, biotechnology, construction, and electronics.

Modern Berlin is home to renowned universities, orchestras, museums, entertainment venues, and is host to many sporting events. Over the last decade Berlin has seen the upcoming of a cosmopolitan entrepreneurial (entrepreneurship) scene.

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