Posts Tagged ‘georg’

Georg Philipp Telemann

Georg Philipp Telemann (24 March [O.S. 14 March] 1681 – 25 June 1767) was a German Baroque composer and multi-instrumentalist. Almost completely self-taught in music, he became a composer against his family’s wishes. After studying in Magdeburg, Zellerfeld, and Hildesheim, Telemann entered the University of Leipzig to study law, but eventually settled on a career in music. He held important positions in Leipzig, Sorau, Eisenach, and Frankfurt before settling in Hamburg in 1721, where he […]

The Wondrous Works of German History Painter Johann Georg Hiltensperger

Johann Georg Hiltensperger (1806 – 1890) was a history painter and professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, where he was originally trained in drawing. He also studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Düsseldorf, but would return to Munich in 1825. He was commissioned to create paintings and frescoes by King Ludwig I of Bavaria and King Maximilian II […]

Artworks by Georg Sluyterman von Langeweyde

Georg Sluyterman von Langeweyde (1903 – 1978) was a German graphic artist, painter and singer-songwriter. He started his artistic ventures as a school boy and went on to study graphic arts and decorative painting. He worked as a graphics artist and then lent his skills to the NSDAP, which he joined in 1928. He created […]

Georg Kolbe – Leading German Figure Sculptor of his Generation

Tänzerin From Faces of Ancient Europe Georg Kolbe (15 April 1877 – 20 November 1947) one of the most successful sculptors of his time in a vigorous, modern, simplified classical style similar to Aristide Maillol of France. Career In 1905, Kolbe joined the ‘Berliner Sezession’, which in 1913, he left to join the ‘Freie Sezession’ […]

Most Charter Schools Are Public In Name Only

Print Friendly Above photo: From Charter schools are public schools. But are they? Really? They don’t look like a duck. They don’t quack like a duck. Do you really want to serve them confit with a nice orange sauce? Sure, charters are funded by tax dollars. However, that’s usually where the similarities end. They don’t teach like public schools, they don’t […]

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