Tag Archives: Antonín Dvořák

ON THIS DAY: May 16, 2018

May 16th is Biographer’s Day * Coquilles Saint Jacques Day National Mimosa Day Honor Our LGBT Elders’ Day * National Love a Tree Day _________________________________________ MORE! James Boswell, Margret Rey and Studs Terkel, click

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ON THIS DAY: September 8, 2017

September 8th is Ampersand Day * . .  Date-Nut Bread Day Oncology Nurses’ Day Pardon Day * U.N. International Literacy Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Michelangelo, Jacqueline Ceballos and Antonín Dvořák, click

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Dvořák and the Dumka

Antonin Dvořák was born on September 8, 1841, in a village near Prague. His Bohemian heritage strongly influenced  his music. The word “dumka” means “thought” in Ukranian. As a musical term, it refers to the patterns of Slavic epic ballads, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: September 8, 2016

September 8th is Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses’ Day Physical Therapy Day ∞ U.N. International Literacy Day ____________________________________________________________ MORE! Michelangelo’s David, Rebranding New Amsterdam, Antonín Dvořák , and DC’s Kennedy Center, click

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