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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.
  • (noun): A British peer of the lowest rank.

Famous quotes containing the word baron:

    For age with stealing steps
    Hath clawed me with his crutch,
    Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (1510–1566)

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

    Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.
    John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron Acton (1834–1902)