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By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | May 2, 2014
Well, that was exhilarating. The Peabody Symphony Orchestra's concert Thursday night delivered some impressive sonic power, with the near-legendary Leon Fleisher providing the ignition. Most celebrated as a pianist of uncommon insight, Fleisher began conducting decades ago when, due to focal dystonia, he lost use of his right hand. He brings to the podium the same striving for musical honesty and communicative depth that has always characterized his keyboard work (one- or two-handed)
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By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun | May 2, 2014
Well, that was exhilarating. The Peabody Symphony Orchestra's concert Thursday night delivered some impressive sonic power, with the near-legendary Leon Fleisher providing the ignition. Most celebrated as a pianist of uncommon insight, Fleisher began conducting decades ago when, due to focal dystonia, he lost use of his right hand. He brings to the podium the same striving for musical honesty and communicative depth that has always characterized his keyboard work (one- or two-handed)
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September 9, 1996
WEEKEND CARPENTERS and home-repair wannabees who aspire to convert basements to rec rooms, remodel kitchens or craft floor-to-ceiling entertainment centers were likely green with envy after seeing photos in The Sun for Anne Arundel last Friday of the playhouse Frank Martin built for his 5-year-old daughter, Lauren.Replete with amenities such as insulation, stained glass windows, a Dutch door, tile floor, window flower boxes and two electrical outlets, this is one dream of a playhouse.In building his daughter's miniature haven, the 37-year-old Mr. Martin may have been fulfilling his own childhood wish.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 3, 2012
Frank Martin Jr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. supervisor and World War II veteran, died of an infection Nov. 1 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 94 and had lived in Canton. Born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Vernon, he attended the Calvert School and was captain of the cavalry at McDonogh School, where he graduated in 1936. After earning a degree in photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology, he joined the Navy and became a lieutenant in the air corps.
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By Phil Greenfield and Phil Greenfield,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 2, 2000
Two gifted young musicians from the Howard County public school system will take center stage at the Smith Theatre at 2 p.m. Sunday when the Columbia Orchestra presents a program of music by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Ravel and Frank Martin. Flutist Martha Cargo and violinist Xinzi Liu are this year's winners of the annual Young Artist Competition sponsored by the orchestra. The pair of accomplished young musicians was chosen from a field of 23 applicants after submitting to a preliminary audition and performing a solo recital.
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By Shannon Ryan On college basketball | January 12, 2010
After celebrating an upset against No. 4 Purdue on Saturday, Wisconsin fans are worrying about the loss of a player who helped contribute to that victory. Forward Jon Leuer sustained a broken left wrist during a fall early in the game and is out indefinitely. He is scheduled for surgery on Tuesday. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan said he will approach this as he does when Leuer is on the bench with foul trouble. "We have to go with the next guy," Ryan said. "Are we going to whine?
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By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,Sun Staff Writer | June 1, 1994
It's a slow, meandering journey from New Jersey to Georgia on a mule.That's how Keri Martin likes it. She's a 40-year-old woman with no permanent home who travels the country on her mule, Samuel -- 3 miles per hour when she walks him, 2 1/2 miles per hour when she rides."
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 3, 2012
Frank Martin Jr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. supervisor and World War II veteran, died of an infection Nov. 1 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 94 and had lived in Canton. Born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Vernon, he attended the Calvert School and was captain of the cavalry at McDonogh School, where he graduated in 1936. After earning a degree in photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology, he joined the Navy and became a lieutenant in the air corps.
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October 3, 2009
On April 26, 2009, FRANK MARTIN BERG; beloved son of Paul J., and Mary J. (nee Gross) Berg; loving brother of Tom Berg and his wife Connie, Steve Berg, Ken Berg and his wife Susan, Diane Hauserman and her husband John; devoted uncle of Laura, Elise, Jordan, Jackson, Leah and the late Tara. A memorial service will be held at Lassahn Funeral Home (Overlea), 7401 Belair Road on Saturday, at 11 A.M. Visiting Saturday 10 to 11 A.M. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 5210 York Road, Baltimore, MD, 21212.
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June 26, 2009
On June 21, 2009, SHIRLEY MAE MARTIN HILLIARD, survived by son Wayne F. Duncan, daughters Shirlene V. Duncan, Lorna R. Hilliard and Erika K. Duncan, father Frank Martin, eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. Family will receive friends at the family owned WYLIE FUNERAL HOME P.A., 638 North Gilmor Street on Friday from 5 to 8 P.M. Services will be held Saturday at Mt. Pisgah CME Church, 1034 North Fulton Avenue, 9:30 A.M. wake 10:00A.M. funeral.
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By Shannon Ryan On college basketball | January 12, 2010
After celebrating an upset against No. 4 Purdue on Saturday, Wisconsin fans are worrying about the loss of a player who helped contribute to that victory. Forward Jon Leuer sustained a broken left wrist during a fall early in the game and is out indefinitely. He is scheduled for surgery on Tuesday. Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan said he will approach this as he does when Leuer is on the bench with foul trouble. "We have to go with the next guy," Ryan said. "Are we going to whine?
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By Phil Greenfield and Phil Greenfield,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 2, 2000
Two gifted young musicians from the Howard County public school system will take center stage at the Smith Theatre at 2 p.m. Sunday when the Columbia Orchestra presents a program of music by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Ravel and Frank Martin. Flutist Martha Cargo and violinist Xinzi Liu are this year's winners of the annual Young Artist Competition sponsored by the orchestra. The pair of accomplished young musicians was chosen from a field of 23 applicants after submitting to a preliminary audition and performing a solo recital.
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September 9, 1996
WEEKEND CARPENTERS and home-repair wannabees who aspire to convert basements to rec rooms, remodel kitchens or craft floor-to-ceiling entertainment centers were likely green with envy after seeing photos in The Sun for Anne Arundel last Friday of the playhouse Frank Martin built for his 5-year-old daughter, Lauren.Replete with amenities such as insulation, stained glass windows, a Dutch door, tile floor, window flower boxes and two electrical outlets, this is one dream of a playhouse.In building his daughter's miniature haven, the 37-year-old Mr. Martin may have been fulfilling his own childhood wish.
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By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,Sun Staff Writer | June 1, 1994
It's a slow, meandering journey from New Jersey to Georgia on a mule.That's how Keri Martin likes it. She's a 40-year-old woman with no permanent home who travels the country on her mule, Samuel -- 3 miles per hour when she walks him, 2 1/2 miles per hour when she rides."
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August 19, 2009
On August 11, 2009 FRANK MARTIN. Loving grandfather of Shirl V. Duncan and Lorna Hilliard, both of Baltimore, MD. He also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends at the family owned Wylie Funeral Home, P.A., 638 N. Gilmor Street on Thursday from 5 to 8 P.M. Services will be held Friday, August 21, 2009 at Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church located 4016 Park Heights Avenue Wake 10:30 A.M. Funeral 11 A.M. Interment following.
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