Artists Around the World by Encyclopedia Britannica

By Encyclopedia Britannica

What is the one frozen planet? this present day the Foo combatants is a rock band, yet were you aware that during global warfare II American pilots gave the identify to mysterious UFOs--floating lighting fixtures they observed over Germany. as well as an environment, which 3 issues are wanted for all times? A) water, warmth, and air, b) dust, warmth, and lightweight, or c) water, warmth, and light.

Find the solutions to those questions and extra within the Britannica studying Library-an interesting academic sequence for kids a while 7-10! every one ebook beneficial properties articles with enticing images, paintings and actions. Titles comprise issues little ones love, from house, technological know-how and nature to international locations of the area, myths and legends, and lots more and plenty more.

Key gains of every studying Library e-book: * 28 beautifully written articles that trap a kid's mind's eye; * colour images and/or especially commissioned illustrations on each web page * enjoyable evidence and actions for greater retention and pleasure; * Easy-to-use glossary

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Answer: a) Shichinin no samurai © 2008 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. ★ LEARN MORE! READ THESE ARTICLES… BASHO • SARAH BERNHARDT • WOLE SOYINKA 51 New Zealand’s K Opera Sta r SE A T GH iri Te Kanawa was born in 1944 in New Zealand. At the age of RCH LI 5 weeks, she was adopted. Her adoptive and biological mothers were both of British descent. Her adoptive and biological fathers were Maori (native New Zealanders). Te Kanawa’s mother discovered very early that her daughter was musical. So her parents sent her to a school where a well-known singer taught music.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was born in 1948 in Pakistan. His father and two of his uncles were also famous qawwals who sang Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan in concert. in the classical style. Khan received music Michael Harder Photography lessons from his father. When his father died in 1964, Khan sang in the qawwali style for the first time at his father’s funeral. Two years later Khan gave his first public performance, singing with his uncles. Khan sang in a very high range (a family trademark) and had a powerfully expressive voice.

The dance is set to American Negro spirituals, and it has become the company’s most popular work. Since the 1960s Ailey’s company has performed around the United States and all over the globe. Its popularity made Ailey one of the most famous American choreographers in the world and encouraged people everywhere to appreciate and enjoy modern dance. Alvin Ailey died in 1989, but the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to flourish. And just as Ailey hoped, the company he founded has expanded from a troupe of mostly black performers to a rich multi-ethnic mix.

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