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Sacchi, Andrea (1599 - 1661)

Italian painter and mosaicist. He represents the more classic aspect of the baroque style, based on the art of Raphael Sanzio , both in his own art

Sackville-West, Vita (1892 - 1962)

also called Vita 1892-1962 English poet and novelist Born in Knole, Kent, she was educated privately, and started writing novels and plays as a child.


seat or pad to support the rider on an animal, chiefly a horse. The saddles mentioned in the Bible are generally considered to have been saddlecloths.

Sagan, Françoise, 1935-2004

pseudonym of Françoise Quoirez 1935-2004 French novelist Born in Cajarc, Lot, she was educated at a convent in Paris and in private schools. At the

Open sage

any species of the large genus Salvia, aromatic herbs or shrubs of the family Labiatae ( mint family). The common sage of herb gardens is S.

Open sailing

as a sport, the art of navigating a sailboat for recreational or competitive purposes. There is no single "yacht type" of boat, rather many types that

Saint Laurent, Yves

( ēv săN lôräN' ), 1936–2008, French fashion designer, b. Oran, Algeria, as Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent. Moving to Paris at 17, he

Saint-Saëns, (Charles) Camille (1835 - 1921)

French composer, pianist, and organist. Saint-Saëns was a master of technique and a prolific composer. He wrote many lyrical Romantic pieces and

Salieri, Antonio (1750 - 1825)

Italian composer. He taught Beethoven, Schubert, Hummel, and Liszt, and was the musical rival of Mozart at the emperor's court in Vienna, where he

Salzburg Festival

annual festival of music and drama held in Salzburg, Austria, for five weeks starting in late July. The festival may be considered a descendant of the