Bull, John

UK [ˈbʊl, dʒɒn] / US [ˈbʊl, dʒɑn]
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  • Bull, John — UK [ˈbʊl, dʒɒn] US [ˈbʊl, dʒɑn] See:John Bull …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bull, John — [ bul, dʒan ] an imaginary character who is a symbol of Great Britain, represented as a short strong man wearing a TOP HAT and a VEST with the design of the British flag on it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • BULL, John — (1562 1628) The English composer and musician John Bull was recognized by his con­temporaries as the most skillful keyboard performer of his day, but his personal life was less esteemed. His career playing the organ and virginal with the… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Bull, John — born 1562/63, Radnorshire, Wales? died March 12/13, 1628, Antwerp, Spanish Netherlands British composer. He became organist of Hereford Cathedral in 1582, then organist at the Chapel Royal in 1591. In 1613 he departed for the continent to escape… …   Universalium

  • BULL, JOHN —    a humorous impersonation of the collective English people, conceived of as well fed, good natured, honest hearted, justice loving, and plain spoken; the designation is derived from Arbuthnot s satire, The History of John Bull, in which the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Bull, John — ► Apodo del pueblo inglés. Significa Juan el Toro. * * * (1562/63, ¿Radnorshire, Gales?–12/13 mar. 1628, Amberes, Países Bajos españoles). Compositor británico. Fue nombrado organista de la catedral de Hereford en 1582, y posteriormente de la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • John bull (locomotive) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir John Bull. John Bull La locomotive vers 1893 Type de locomotive …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John Bull (compositor) — John Bull Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • John bull (compositeur) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir John Bull. John Bull …   Wikipédia en Français

  • JOHN BULL — Dans la littérature et la caricature anglaises, John Bull représente l’Anglais «typique»; on trouve pour la première fois le personnage dans La loi est un puits sans fond... (Law is a Bottomless Pit ..., 1712), l’une des cinq satires politiques… …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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