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Beethoven — Emerson String Quartet

The String QuartetsDeutsche Grammophon Now in middle age, the Emerson String Quartet consolidated its steady artistic gains with this set of Beethoven's monumental quartets. Performances stick…

Augustus Alexandria CHAPMAN

CHAPMAN, Augustus Alexandria, a Representative from Virginia; born in Union, Monroe County, Va. (now West Virginia), March 9, 1803; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced pr…

Charles Creighton CARLIN

CARLIN, Charles Creighton, a Representative from Virginia; born in Alexandria, Va., April 8, 1866; attended the public schools and Alexandria Academy; was graduated from National University Law…

The Mills Brothers

A smooth vocal quartet, the Mills Brothers were most popular from the 1930s through the 1960s. The original group included four brothers: Donald, Harry, Herbert, and John Jr. Their father, John Sr., j…

Wynton Marsalis

The Midnight Blues — Standard Time Volume 5 Columbia This moody, ambitious album finds Marsalis reaching new musical heights — and lows. On tracks like “The Party's Over” and “I Got Los…

Alexander the Great

A towering figure in ancient history, Alexander the Great came close to conquering the entire civilized world of his day. The son of King Phillip II of Macedon, Alexander was educated by the philosoph…

Lewis McKENZIE

McKENZIE, Lewis, a Representative from Virginia; born in Alexandria, Va., October 7, 1810; pursued an academic course; prominently engaged in shipping and mercantile pursuits; member of the cit…