Some articles on baron:
... Ernst Gottlieb Baron or Ernst Theofil Baron (17 February 1696 – 12 April 1760), was a German lutenist, composer and writer on music ... Baron was born in Breslau into the family of Michael Baron, a maker of gold lace who expected his son to follow in his footsteps ... Baron showed an inclination to music from an early age, and later made it his profession ...
More definitions of "Baron":
- (noun): A very wealthy or powerful businessman.
Example: "An oil baron"
Synonyms: big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon
- (noun): A British peer of the lowest rank.
Famous quotes containing the word baron:
“Sleep, and forget all things but one,
Heard in each wave of sea,
How lonely all the years will run
Until I rest by thee.”
—John Byrne Leicester Warren, 3rd Baron De Tabley (18351895)
“My hand and pen are not in plight,
As they have been of yore.”
—Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (15101566)
“Justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done.”
—Gordon, 1st Baron Of Bury Hewart (18701943)