People Essays

Nadine gordimer
Nadine gordimer Nadine Gordimer was born on 20 November 1923 in Springs, a small mining town near Johannesburg in South Africa, which turned out to be the setting for Gordimer's first novel, The Lying Days (1953). Her father was a Jewish jeweler originally from Latvia and her mother of British descent. She was educated in a convent school and she spent a year at Witwaterstrand University, Johannesburg without taking a degree. She has traveled extensively in Africa, Europe, and North Ameri...

Mozart 2
Mozart 2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg in Austria, the son of Leopold, Kapellmeister to the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg. By the age of three he could play the piano, and he was composing by the time he was five; minuets from this period show remarkable understanding of form. Mozart's elder sister Maria Anna (best known as Nannerl) was also a gifted keyboard player, and in 1762 their father took the two prodigies on a short performing tour,...

Mozart
Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791 Probably the greatest genius in Western musical history, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria, Jan. 27, 1756, the son of Leopold Mozart and his wife, Anna Maria Pertl. Leopold was a successful composer and violinist and assistant concertmaster at the Salzburg court, whose archbishop, Sigismund von Schrattenbach, encouraged the activities of Leopold and his remarkable children. Wolfgang began composing minuets at the a...

Mozarts turkish side
Mozarts turkish side Mozart's Turkish Side The 18th century was a period of unprecedented contact between Europeans and subjects of the Ottoman Empire, a situation that spilled over into all areas of society. "Turkish" customs and art became the popular rage in Vienna, as the fear of actual Ottoman a superior opera, with his creation of Die Enfuhrung aus dem Serail conquest abated. Mozart sought to tap into this current, and produce (The Abduction from the Seraglio). The work presents an i...

Muddy Waters
Muddy Waters By: Ramon Downes E-mail: rdownes@student.umass.edu Muddy Waters Blues as an art form gave Blacks a medium to manifest their feelings. Feelings ranging from humorous to silly to depressed. Fortunately for a entire genre of music, the only way for Mckinley Morganfield to express himself was through song. Morganfield better known as Muddy Waters became a legendary blues vocalist /guitarist. When the Blues industry saw commercial success many of its artists also saw rising fam...

Muhammad Ali Cassius Clay
Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay I consider a hero someone that has done great things. Some of the things that I consider great are, accomplished hard goals, stood up for their own rights, done things that would be hard for me to do, and done things that are extraordinary. Muhammad Ali-Cassius Clay is someone that fills my standards of a hero. Muhammad Ali has accomplished hard goals by getting medals in the Olympics. Muhammad Ali had to stand up for his rights when he started to box. He has acco...

Moll Flanders
Moll Flanders Moll Flanders Moll Flanders was a product of her vanity and pride. She devoted her entire life to achieving some sort of wealth and social status. Her pride encompassed her entire life and affected all of her life decisions. Moll sacrificed many things, including love, religion, self-respect, and peace of mind, in order to attain a sort of affluence. Eventually, Moll achieves her desires and retires a gentlewoman in America, but her journey definitely took a serious tol...

Moll flanders 2
Moll flanders 2 " Moll Flanders " Many questions arise when one talks about Moll Flanders. Who was born in Newgate, was a whore for twelve years, was a wife five times, was a thief for twelve years, eight years a transported felon in Virginia. Through hard and long discussions, many questions about Moll Flanders were answered but one of the toughest and hardest questions still remains. Is Moll Flanders penitent? Moll Flanders, who gets separated from her parents at young age. But s...

Molly pitcher
Molly pitcher Molly Pitcher Not many women are mentioned during the Revolutionary war but Molly Pitcher broke this trend by becoming a war heroine, a loyal wife, and a hard worker. Molly Pitcher was born in Trenton, New Jersey. She was born with the name Mary Ludwig. Mary helped a lot on her family's dairy farm. In 1769 Mary became a servant to Dr. William Irvine. Later, Mary's employer became a colonel and a brigadier general in the colonial army. Mary left her career as a maid...

Moses
Moses \"Born a slave and raised by kings, he was chosen to lead. His name is revered by millions......Moses. By faith Moses\' parents hid him for three months after he was born, because they saw he was no ordinary child, and they were not afraid of the king\'s edict.\" Hebrews 11:23 Revered as a prophet but even more importantly as a teacher and a lawgiver, Moses was the leader of the Israelite people 3,300 years ago during their journey from slavery in Egypt to freedom as a nation in ...

Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa By: Jacqi E-mail: JACQIPAPA@aol.com Mother Teresa was a wonderful woman and a great influence on the world today. She was born in 1910 in Macedonia with the name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She was born into a family of deeply religious Catholics. Agnes felt she got the calling to work for God at the young age of fourteen. She joined the Loreto order and went to Bengal, India, to start her studies. In 1937, Agnes took her final vows to become a nun and has done much great work...

Modern american history
Modern american history American history, though nowhere near as epic as the history of Europe, is wrought with its own heroes and legendary personalities. The three most important span political, economic, and social borders. In its 300 years, the United States has not seen finer heroes than Benjamin Franklin, Alan Greenspan, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Their contributions in politics, regulation of the US economy, and roles in racial diversity, these legends have no precedent. Benjamin Fra...

Modibo Diarra
Modibo Diarra Modibo Diarra is one of the toughest players you can meet on a basketball court. Off the court, he is soft-spoken and extremely friendly. When you first meet him you can not help but want to be friends with him. I had the opportunity to first see Modibo play this past summer at an AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) event. On the court any professional scout in America (including myself) will tell you that come next year Modibo will have the luxury to pick whatever school he wants. He...

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi By: CeroWai E-mail: CeroWai@netlimit.com Mohandas Gandhi was born in Porbandar (In the state of Gujarat) on the 2nd of October, 1869. He was educated at university College, London. After this, he went back to India to begin his Law profession but had no luck and moved to South Africa. Gandhi found that in South Africa he was considered as a second class citizen even though he was a well educated Lawyer. This started his first 'mission'. To get India's residin...

Mohandas ghandi
Mohandas ghandi Mohandas Ghandi was the source of many changes throughout, India, Britain, and the world. With all that Ghandi has done in our world it becomes overwhelming when I think about his life. What Ghandi did in terms of opening the minds of the people of India is almost analogous to what Christ did to open the minds of the people around him. With all that can be said about Ghandi, I would like to focus upon his economic impact in Britain and India. Britain’s self-glorify...

Mohandes Gandhi
Mohandes Gandhi Gandhi Reflection: The Life of Gandhi My view on Gandhi's life is that of respect. It is truly amazing to see such a person devote his whole life to one certain cause, while capturing the attention of the whole world. After seeing what started Gandhi's life long journey, one must wonder why such an incident would make him change his whole life. As the movie shows, it is seen that at the beginning of the movie, Gandhi was a completely different man, than what he wa...

Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman Milton Friedman Milton Friedman, like so many great life stories, was the subject of a very tough childhood. He was son to a couple of poor immigrants, born on 31 July 1912, in New York, America. At the age of fifteen, Friedman\'s father died. Despite this, he won a scholarship to both Rutgers University and the University of Chicago, where he achieved a Bachelor of the Arts degree in economics. The very next year he received an MA at Chicago University. He then worked fo...

Minor white
Minor white Minor White was one of the most influential photographers since WWII (Encarta). Throughout his 68 years he taught thousands about the intricacies of photography, none more important then himself. White was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 9th, 1908. He lived there until he attended college in New York some years later. It was in New York and later Portland, Oregon that White taught himself about photography and its art representations. He went on to work with famous phot...

Miscegination is Genetic Suicide a critical look at Race m
Miscegination is Genetic Suicide:- a critical look at Race-m Every species on earth has it\\\'s variants. For example, the differences between Wood Ducks and Mallards have evolved for specific reasons - namely, those which best ensure the survival of the Duck species in different environments. The same applies to humans. The Negro race has evolved under a certain set of conditions and those conditions differed vastly from those under which the Nordic Aryan race evolved. Whereas the Nordic Ar...

Miyamoto Musashi
Miyamoto Musashi Miyamoto Musashi I. Introduction During the ancient period of Japan there existed a time of war and power struggles. There were many people who followed the Bushido code or way of the warrior. These people were called samurai. Of the countless men who devoted their lives to the Bushido code there were none greater than Miyamoto Musashi. Musashi was one of if not the most famous samurai to ever walk the lands of medieval Japan. He was a legend in his o...

Mk ghandhi
Mk ghandhi Many individuals in the contemporary society in which we reside in have various opinions in regards to any topics or situations that may occur. One topic in particular is what is just, and unjust? Or even before one asks that, they ask, "What is Justice?" Single individuals, I believe will differ in their opinions of justice, however, which view of justice is correct? Would that view be an appropriate one for all situations? Can justice be used, or assumed to be the same in every...

Michelangeo renaissance man
Michelangeo - renaissance man Sculptor, painter, architect, Michelangelo was the greatest artist during the Italian Renaissance, a period known for its creative activity (Comptons's, 1998). Michelangelo created many of the works of art that we think of when we think of the Renaissance. In a time where art flourished only with patronage, Michelangelo was caught between the conflicting powers and whims of the Medici family in Florence and the Papacy in Rome. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buona...

Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle Mickey Mantle was a stupendous ball player. He was great at playing baseball because he practiced a lot. His whole baseball career, is the career that I dream of having. He played in 12 of his 18 career years in the World Serieswith the Yankee\'s. When Mickey Mantle was growing up, he was small, and spindly. His nickname was \"little Mick\" when he was a child. Mantle went to Commerce grade school. When Mickey was little, he always thought about baseball (Falkn...

Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev One of the most dramatic and revolutionary changes in Russian history is the restriction of the consumption of alcohol. Mikhail Gorbachev instituted his anti-alcohol campaign on May 16, 1985 in order to decrease alcohol consumption by Soviet citizens and instead teach them the rewards of moderation. Some such rewards were a better life at home with their families, more advancement in their jobs, and better overall health. Although Gorbachev\'s anti-alcohol campaign was effe...

Miles Davis
Miles Davis The Electric Miles Davis Born in Alton, Illinois, Miles Davis grew up in a middle-class family in East St. Louis. Miles Davis took up the trumpet at the age of 13 and was playing professionally two years later. Some of his first gigs included performances with his high school bandand playing with Eddie Randall and the blue Devils. Miles Davis has said that the greatest musical experience of his life was hearing the Billy Eckstine orchestra when it passed through St. Lo...