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1) Malevich, Casimir. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Malevich worked first in a style related to fauvism, then as a cubist, before he founded suprematism in 1913. He created nonobjective paintings composed of bare geometric...

2) Mickiewicz, Adam. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Polish romantic poet and playwright, b. Belorussia. He studied at the Univ. of Vilna, where he was arrested (1823) for pan-Polish activities and deported to Russia....

3) Prokopovich, Feofan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Czar Peter I to carry out his ecclesiastic reforms and wrote Spiritual Regulation (1721), which helped strengthen state control of the church. Made archbishop of...

4) Shostakovich, Dmitri. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Shostakovich studied at the Leningrad Conservatory (1919-25). The early success of his First Symphony (1925) was confirmed by positive public reaction to two satirical...

5) Simkhovitch, Mary Kingsbury. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American social worker, b. Chestnut Hill, Mass., grad. Boston Univ., 1890. After further study at Radcliffe, Columbia, and the Univ. of Berlin, she became active...

6) Gabrilowitsch, Ossip. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American pianist and conductor; pupil of Anton Rubinstein at the St. Petersburg Conservatory and of Leschetizky. His debut was made in Berlin in 1896. He was well-known...

7) Gombrowicz, Witold. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...After studying law at the Univ. of Warsaw, Gombrowicz published his first collection of short stories (1933). This was followed in 1937 by his brilliantly original...

8) Cyrankiewicz, Jozef. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Polish political leader. Active in the Polish resistance after the German invasion in 1939, he was arrested in 1941 and spent the remainder of the war in concentration...

9) Jaroszewicz, Piotr. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Polish political leader. A schoolmaster, he lived during World War II in the Soviet Union, where he joined the Polish army in 1943. In the postwar years he held several...

10) Constantine Nikolayevich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Constantine supported all the reforms instituted by his brother, who gave him command of the fleet and made him governor-general of Poland in 1862. There his conciliatory...

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