Baron

  • (noun): A British peer of the lowest rank.
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Ernst Gottlieb 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 nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank.

Famous quotes containing the word baron:

    Justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done.
    Gordon, 1st Baron Of Bury Hewart (1870–1943)

    The wrinkles in my brow,
    The furrows in my face,
    Say, limping age will lodge him now
    Where youth must give him place.
    Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (1510–1566)

    Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.
    Henry Peter, 1st Baron Brougham And Vaux Brougham (1778–1868)