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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 8, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 8, 2012.
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Sting and Trudie perform at Tuscan fest

Sting and Trudie perform at Tuscan fest

CORTONA, Italy, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- British rock star Sting and his wife Trudie Styler starred in a staging of an experimental work known as "Twin Spirits" in the Italian town of Cortona Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 8, 2009.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 8, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Friday, June 8, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, June 8, the 159th day of 2006 with 206 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, June 8, the 159th day of 2005 with 206 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, June 8, the 160th day of 2004 with 206 to follow.
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Nijinsky's life recalled by Hamburg Ballet

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Germany's Hamburg Ballet is recreating the life of one of the dance world's superstars in a spectacular work by John Neumeier titled "Nijinsky," currently on a
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Today is Sunday, June 8, the 159th day of 2003 with 206 to follow.
By United Press International

The almanac

Today is Saturday, June 8, the 159th day of 2002 with 206 to follow.
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Robert Schumann, sometimes known as Robert Alexander Schumann, (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856) was a German composer, aesthete and influential music critic.

Schumann's intention was to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist, having been assured by his teacher, Friedrich Wieck, that he could become the finest pianist in Europe after only a few years of study with him. However, when a hand injury prevented those hopes from being realized, he decided to focus his musical energies on composition.

Schumann's published compositions were written exclusively for the piano until 1840; he later composed works for piano and orchestra; many lieder (songs for voice and piano); four symphonies; an opera; and other orchestral, choral, and chamber works. His writings about music appeared mostly in the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik ("New Journal for Music"), a Leipzig-based publication that he jointly founded.

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