from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Carnegie, Andrew 1835-1919. Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist who amassed a fortune in the steel industry and donated millions of dollars for the benefit of the public.
- Carnegie, Dale 1888-1955. American educator known for his self-improvement book How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936).
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. United States educator famous for writing a book about how to win friends and influence people (1888-1955)
- n. United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)
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CARNEGIE CORPORATION: Carnegie started the concept of scientific philanthropy, because he distinguished between charity, which you give out of pity, sympathy, to philanthropy, which argued conviction to solve the causes of poverty and other things.
Kenton Carnegie is not the only victim of the “harmless wolf hypothesis”.
He's played in Carnegie Hall and at a presidential inauguration.
I had seen Dudamel perform in Carnegie Hall last year with the Israel Philharmonic, and I found it less than lively, mainly due to an audience, not musicians, which was rather flat.
In his own time, he referred to Carnegie Hall -- and by extension its fabled studios -- as a "crucible of democratic creativity... bringing together all that is best in America's myriad ethnic and cultural strains... proving that we have built not just a nation but a civilization."
Barry saw every class weekly, produced an annual opera and a Broadway musical, and ran three choral groups, — who also sang in Carnegie Hall — and he taught recorder to every interested child.
One of my friends suggested Marek Janowski, and she reminded me it was he who conducted the Schoenberg Chamber Symphony with the BSO at short notice in Carnegie Hall a while back.
The animal has not been seen for six days after leaving the house last Sunday, and Marie Carnegie is pessimistic about the cat's fate.
For those of you new to the comedic genius of Carlin, start with Carlin at Carnegie from the early 80's.
He was an old-fashioned spiffy dresser, a bit too aristocratic to look right on fifty-seventh street-except, perhaps, down at the end of the block, in Carnegie Hall.