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Rachmaninov, Sergei (1873 - 1943)

Russian composer, conductor, and pianist. After the 1917 Revolution he emigrated to the USA. His music is melodious and emotional and includes operas,

Open Rackham, Arthur (1867 - 1939)
Rackham, Arthur (1867 - 1939)

Rackham is best known for his fantastic illustrations of such subjects as fairies and gnomes pictured among gnarly trees and other strange characters.

Radcliffe, Paula (Dec 17, 1973 - )

English long-distance runner. She won the 2002 London Marathon on her debut at the distance; her time of 2 hours 18 minutes 55 seconds set a new

Ramsay, Gordon James (1966 - )

Scottish chef, restaurateur, and television personality. A former footballer with the Scottish champions Glasgow Rangers, he worked at several of

Open Raphael, 1483-1520
Raphael, 1483-1520

Raphael was an Italian Renaissance painter, and he is considered one of the greatest and most influential painters of all time. He was born in Urbino

Open Rap (music)
Rap (music)

Rap music is a central feature of hip hop culture , comprising just one of hip hop’s four basic elements: graffiti, break dancing, DJing and rapping

Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008

( rou'shənbûrg´´ ), 1925–2008, American painter, b. Port Arthur, Tex., as Milton Ernest Rauschenberg. He studied at the Kansas City Art Institute,

Ravel, (Joseph) Maurice (1875 - 1937)

French composer and pianist. His work is characterized by its sensuousness, exotic harmonics, and dazzling orchestral effects. His opera L'enfant et


synthetic fibers made from cellulose or textiles woven from such fibers; more rayon is manufactured than any other synthetic fiber. The name was

Ray, Satyajit (1921 - 1992)

( sätyä'jĭt rì, rā ), 1921–92, Indian film director, b. Calcutta (now Kolkata). His subtle, austere, and delicately lyrical films made him one of the