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

  • Bartók, Béla 1881-1945. Hungarian pianist and composer whose works, including the music for the opera Duke Bluebeard's Castle (1911) and Concerto for Orchestra (1943), combine Eastern European folk music with dissonant harmonies.


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  • Cigarroa's pay was dwarfed by that of E. Gordon Gee of Ohio State University, who topped the list with total compensation of $1.5 million -- $802,125 in base salary with the rest in benefits, including deferred compensation, the use of a house and car, retirement pay and club dues.

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  • Cigarroa's immediate focus on the medical branch is viewed as a good sign by some who have questioned the commitment his predecessor, interim chancellor Kenneth Shine, and the UT System Board of Regents, had for the island institution.

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