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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Schwarzkopf, Dame (Olga Maria) Elisabeth (Friederike) 1915-2006. German soprano. The foremost female interpreter of lieder of her time, she is also known for her performances in the operas of Strauss and Mozart.

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  • I called Schwarzkopf again and told him the president would make his speech at 9 p.m. to announce that the fighting, which had begun with airstrikes back on Jan. 16, would stop at 8 the following morning Riyadh time.

    The Hundred-Hour War

  • General Norman Schwarzkopf's family may not relish playing board games with him, but in certain settings Schwarzkopf is the ideal companion.

    How We Become What We Are

  • The finale came when Powell and Bush called Schwarzkopf from the Oval Office to discuss the exact timing of the cease-fire.

    The Day We Stopped The War

  • The distributor represents well-known brands such as Schwarzkopf Professional Series.

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  • In Berlin, in 1903, the chemist Hans Schwarzkopf launched Puder-Shampoo, a popular “powder shampoo” that replaced alcohol and ammonia mixtures used in many barbershops and homes.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Henkel 's hair-care brand, Schwarzkopf, one of the German company's most profitable globally, will be sold back to the parent, which may then look for a potential licensee that can sell the styling and colouring products in India, the bankers said.

    Henkel to Keep Some Brands

  • I remember some years ago engineering a meeting with General Norman Schwarzkopf.

    Peter Samuelson: Leadership Is Not Just for Experts!

  • The deeper the series went, the more I had to fill in gaps with experiences gleaned from autobiographical and biographical materials about generals from Lee and Wellington to Eisenhower, Rommel, Schwarzkopf, and Powell.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Nearly 20 years ago, Stormin' Norman Schwarzkopf, the general fresh off his Gulf War triumph, graced the cover of Time magazine.

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  • Adhesive technologies currently account for almost half of sales at Henkel—a company more readily associated in Germany with brands like Persil detergent, Schwarzkopf hair products and Right Guard deodorant.

    Henkel Chief Sticks with Glue

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