Tag Archives: 1950-1999

Jorge Villamil Cordovez

Jorge Villamil Cordovez was ComposerDoc

Jorge Villamil Cordovez (June 6, 1929 – February 28, 2010) was a Colombian composer and songwriter born in El Cedral, a large coffee plantation near Neiva (Huila). He was one of the most prolific and important composers of Colombia and South America. Villamil’s talent was evident when he learned to play Colombian tipleat 4 years of age. He was the youngest and only male of a family of 7. Continue reading Jorge Villamil Cordovez

Gunther Philipp

Gunther Philipp was ActorDoc, SuperSportsDoc  and WriterDoc

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Gunther Philipp (8 June 1918 – 2 October 2003) was an Austrian film actor, physician and swimmer.[1]

From 1949 to 2002 he appeared as an actor in 147 movies for cinema and television, mainly in comic roles. As an author, Philipp wrote 21 film scripts.

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Osamu Tezuka

Tezuka Osamu was SuperCartoonDoc and more

Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫, born 手塚 治 Tezuka Osamu?, 3 November 1928 – 9 February 1989) was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, film producer, medical doctor and activist. Born in Osaka Prefecture, he is best known as the creator of the comics series Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, Black Jack, and Phoenix. His prolific output, pioneering techniques, and innovative redefinitions of genres earned him such titles as “the father of manga“, “the godfather of manga” and “the god of manga”. Additionally, he is often considered the Japanese equivalent to Walt Disney, who served as a major inspiration during Tezuka’s formative years.[1] Continue reading Osamu Tezuka

Hans Walz

Hans Walz was InstrumentbuilderDoc

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Folk music of the Harz (mountain chain in the middle of Germany) area has fascinated Dr.med. Hans Walz, especially when performed on historical Harz instruments like the “devils violin” or the “Hillebille”. The general practitioner and lung specialist who settled his office in the little town Stiege in the eastern Harz does not only like the music but builds these special instruments. Continue reading Hans Walz

Jeffrey Tate

Jeffrey tate is ConductorDoc and PianoDoc

Jeffrey Tate CBE (born 28 April 1943, Salisbury – 2 June 2017 Bergamo) was an English conductor.

Tate was born with spina bifida, and also has kyphosis. His family moved to Farnham, Surrey when he was young and he attended Farnham Grammar School between 1954 and 1961 gaining a State Scholarship to Cambridge University, where he directed theatre productions. Tate initially read medicine at Christ’s College, Cambridge (1961–64), specializing in eye surgery.[1] He later worked at St Thomas’s Hospital, London, before giving up his clinical career to study music at the London Opera Centre. He became a repetiteur and a coach at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, under the tutelage of Sir Georg Solti.[2] Continue reading Jeffrey Tate

Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira, MD

Socrates was professional SoccerDoc in Brazil

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Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira, MD (19 February 1954 – 4 December 2011), simply known as Sócrates, was a Brazilian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. His doctorate in medicine and his political awareness earned him the nickname “Doctor Socrates”. Continue reading Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira, MD

Carlos Alfredo Paravís Salaberry – Santiago Chalar

Carlos Alfredo Paravís Salaberry was TangoDoc, WriterDoc, ComposerDoc, GuitarDoc

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Carlos Alfredo Paravís Salaverry known as Santiago Chalar (September 25, 1938, Montevideo – November 21, 1994) was a physician traumathologist, poet, song-writer, musician, guitarist and singer from Uruguay. He studied music and medicine. He used an alias Santiago to pay homage to a friend of his who died in a plane accident and Chalar was one of his ancestors last name. In his artistic career he achieved recognition and fame. He obtained some music awards. He is considered one of the best Uruguayan folk music song-writers and singers. Continue reading Carlos Alfredo Paravís Salaberry – Santiago Chalar