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

  • Gottschalk, Louis Moreau 1829-1869. American composer and pianist whose compositions, such as The Dying Poet (1864), often incorporate African-American and Creole rhythms.

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  • Gottschalk is rather outclassed in the piano music, and Amy Beach's Piano Conerto looks like a blast.

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  • FRESNO -- Defunct department store chain Gottschalks may live again in the form of a new, almost identical retailer called Gottschalk by Joe Levy.

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  • Joe Levy, whose great-aunt was the wife of Gottschalks founder Emil Gottschalk, said Monday he has formed a new company -- called Gottschalk by Joe Levy Inc. -- with plans to open stores in the Valley and beyond.

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  • The new store will be called Gottschalk by Joe Levy and the first store will open in the old Gottschalks location at Sierra Vista Mall in Clovis, sometime in September.

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  • Joe Levy, whose great-aunt was the wife of Gottschalks founder Emil Gottschalk, said Monday that he has formed a new company -- called Gottschalk by Joe Levy Inc. -- with plans to open stores in the Valley and beyond.

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  • Gottschalks Chairman and CEO is announcing on Tuesday he will open a new store called Gottschalk by Joe Levy around California.

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  • Gottschalk (1996) retabulates PSID data on earnings to cover the period examined by Cox and Alm using more standard techniques for determining movement between quintiles.

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  • Gottschalk was a Creole who grew up in the French Quarter of New Orleans, probably within earshot of the famous Congo Square now Louis Armstrong Park where, for a time in his youth, slaves would gather on Sundays to dance, drum and sing songs derived from their African ancestry.

    'You want to make a silent film – about jazz?'

  • They are steeped in the European virtuoso piano styles of Chopin and Liszt, but the tunes Gottschalk wrote were the beginnings of American melodies, and perhaps echoes of what he heard coming out of Congo Square as a boy.

    'You want to make a silent film – about jazz?'

  • But piano virtuoso Cecile Licad approaches Gottschalk's music as she does Chopin – with a much more romantic dynamic – full of pathos, melodrama and humour.

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