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Ogi?ski Family - Micha? Kleofas Ogi?ski, Micha? Kazimierz Ogi?ski, Tadeusz Franciszek Ogi?ski, Marcjan Aleksander Ogi?ski (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Ogi?ski Family - Micha? Kleofas Ogi?ski, Micha? Kazimierz Ogi?ski, Tadeusz Franciszek Ogi?ski, Marcjan Aleksander Ogi?ski (Paperback)

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Chapters: Micha? Kleofas Ogi?ski, Micha? Kazimierz Ogi?ski, Tadeusz Franciszek Ogi?ski, Marcjan Aleksander Ogi?ski. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Micha Kleofas Ogiski (Guz w, yrard w County, Poland, 7 October 1765 10 October 1833, Florence, Italy) was a Polish and later Russian statesman, a Polish insurrectionary and composer, best known for his polonaise, Poegnanie z Ojczyzn (Farewell to the Fatherland). Ogiski was born in Guz w, yrard w County, in the PolishLithuanian Commonwealth, now in Poland. His father Andrzej was governor of Trakai, in Lithuania; his mother, Paulina, was a daughter of the Polish magnate, Szembek. Taught at home, young Ogiski excelled especially at music and foreign languages. Ogiski became an ambassador, composer, and paymaster-general of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Ogiski's tomb, Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence When the Russians occupied Vilnius, he moved to Warsaw. The Russians outlawed him and seized all his lands. Thereafter he lived in exile successively in Vienna, Venice and Paris. He swore allegiance to Tsar Alexander I of Russia and settled in Zalesie village, Ashmyany region, in present-day Belarus. At the new place of living Oginski built a new palace, an English-style park, a greenhouse, a zoopark and collected a lot of books for his library. Being a well-known musician and a composer, Oginski was fond of Italian and French Opera, played violin, clavichord and balalaika. He started composing marches and military songs in 1790's and become popular among rebels in 1794. Some historians consider Oginski composed music for the song Jeszcze Polska nie zgina (Poland has not yet perished), which became the Polish National Hymn later. Living in Zalesie, present-day Zalesie (Belarus), and later Helen w (Poland)...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=214259

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-44073-3
Barcode: 9781158440733
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-158-44073-1

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