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RAY BUTTIGIEG [Composer/Producer/Poet] Ray Buttigieg (pronounced /beauty-gig/, with hard "g" as in "go") was born on the island of Gozo, the second largest island of the Maltese Islands on May 1, 1955. In a small picturesque village in the town of Qala, overlooking Mount Etna in the distant haze some fifty miles away, towering over ..

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1915 – Born in Oakland, California   1930 – Joined the Art Students League             – Designed costumes for the dance chorus from Roxy Music Hall   1943 – Transferred to 20th Century Fox in Hollywood   1940 – Created attires for 33 major films   1944 – Made costume for "Laura"   1949 ..

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1923 – Born on the 12th of February in Florence; birth of an Italian producer, Director, and Stage Designer   1945 – Became a costume designer for stage plays and operas   1950s – Hmerged to becoming a director for stage operas and plays in Milan, New York, and London among other centers   1965 ..

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1912 – Born in Seattle, Washington. 1932 – took up architecture at the University of Washington 1941 – married Teruko Hirashiki 1945 – flew to New York to complete his professional education, and did his practice in suburban Detroit, Michigan– became the chief of design at Smith Hinchman & Gryllis company in Detroit 1949 – ..

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1878 – Born in Lawrence, Kansas   1872 – married Carrie Buchan   1902-1904 – planned out the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis and the designs of parks and park ways in Kansas City, Denver, and in Cincinnati   1909 – independently worked after being under Frederick Law Olmsted’s influence   1923 – joined ..

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1632 – born on October 20   1663 – designed the Pembroke College Chapel in Cambridge   1664 – did the design for the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford   1665 – designed the buildings for Trinity College in Oxford   1666 – great fire struck London so he replanned the city and started off supervising the ..

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1869 – Born in Richland Center, Wisconsin   1893 – began working on his own independent from Sullivan Wright; developed practice of organic architecture, blending buildings into their environments, particularly in "prairie style" using expansive structures and earthy, natural colors and textures inspired by landscapes of American Midwest and West   1904 – one of ..

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1853 – Born on the 9th of November in New York. 1880 – In June, he joined Charles Follen McKim and William Rutherford Mead in founding a new architectural firm that soon became the most popular and prolific one in the country. 1887 – Organization concentrated on designing large country and seaside mansions in what ..

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1611 – John Webb was born in Butley in Somerset and became son-in-law and personal assistant to fellow architect and theatre designer Inigo Jones from having married his neice Anne. 1654 – 1668 – He also designed the rebuild of Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire and made alterations to Northumberland House. 1654 – He designed the ..

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1736 – James Watt Inventor, born in Greenock, Inverclyde, WC Scotland, UK on the 19th of January. 1754 – He went to Glasgow to learn the trade of mathematical-instrument maker, and there, after a year in London, he set up in business. 1759 – He was studying steam as a motive force. 1763 – 1764 ..

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