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Barry manilow is best known American singer and songs writer, he started singing at the age of 13. Singer and piano player Barry Manilow was one of the biggest pop music hitmakers of the 1970s. He attended the Julliard School of Music and then began working as a pianist (and later music director) for singer Bette Midler. Early in his career he was a jingle writer and singer, writing the theme for state farm insurance and he worked has a pianist, producer and arranger, his major solo hits include Mandy, Copacabana. He wrote hundreds of songs and won Grammy, Emmy and Tony awards and an Oscar nomination along the way. He signed with bell records and released his debut solo album.

Barry Manilow has long been a supporter of charitable and humanitarian efforts around the world, in addition to his foundations, the manilow funds for health and hope, his altruistic involvement includes the prince`s trust, united way, starlight foundation and many more.

Manilow`s first hit single, "Mandy," was #1 on the charts in 1974; it was the first of a string of two dozen hit singles, including "Weekend In New England," "Copacabana," "I Write the Songs" and "Can`t Smile Without You."

In terms of both record sales and career longevity, Barry Manilow is one of the most successful adult contemporary singers ever. That success hasn`t necessarily translated to respect (or even ironic hipster appreciation) in most quarters; Manilow`s music has been much maligned

Albums of Barry include:

1. Barry Manilow Greatest Hits

2. One Voice

3. Oh Julie

4. Here Comes the Night

5. Swing Street

Hit Singles 1. Could It Be Magic

2. I Write The Songs

3. Ready To Take A Chance Again

4. Somewhere In The Night

5. When I Wanted You

Thomas Jefferson is an avid Barry Manilow fan who loves to talk about his concert, write about Barry Manilow concert and other events. He invites you to see his site at Ticket Depo and search his great collection of tickets for Barry Manilow Concert.

Awards - Renzo Piano - Mary Ellen Mark - Roger Therond - Philip-Lorca diCorcia - Andreas Gursky - Thomas Hirschhorn - Janet Cardiff - Boris Mikhailov - art and architecture - Brief Article

Art in America , May, 2001 by Stephanie Cash, David Ebony

The Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio, has awarded its $50,000 Wexner Prize for 2001 to architect Renzo Piano. He designed the Menil Collection in Houston, the Kansai Airport terminal in Osaka and, with Richard Rogers, the Pompidou Center in Paris. He is also the architect of the forthcoming New York Times headquarters [see "Artworld," Dec. `00] and the expansions for the Art Institute of Chicago and the Harvard University Art Museums.

The International Center of Photography in New York has announced its Infinity Awards for 2001. Mary Ellen Mark has won the Cornell Capa award, given for distinguished achievement. The ICP is currently hosting a show of her work through June 17. Roger Therond, former editor of Paris Match, was presented with the lifetime achievement award. Other artists receiving recognition are Andreas Gursky for art photography and Philip-Lorca diCorcia for applied photography.

Swiss artist Thomas Hirschhorn was recently given the first Marcel Duchamp Prize, established by ADIAF (Association pour la Diffusion Interntionale de I`Art Francais), a group of private collectors. The award is given to young artists living and working in France. Hirschhorn received approximately $26,800 and an exhibition at the Pompidou Center.

Janet Cardiff was recently presented with the Canadian Millennium Prize, worth some $32,000 (U.S.), for her sound piece Forty-Part Motet at the Canadian National Gallery`s Rideau Chapel. The piece, which was recorded in Salisbury Cathedral, will travel to New York and England.

Boris Mikhailov is the 2001 winner of the Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize. The award has a purse of about $22,000. Other artists shortlisted for the prize were Roni Horn, Hellen van Meene, Jem Southam and Hannah Starkey.

The five finalists for the second Premio Querini-Furla are Massimo Bartolini, Lara Favaretto, Margherita Manzelli, Sabrina Torelli, and the team of Vedova-Maffei (Stella Scala and Simeone Crispini). The approximately $14,700 prize for emerging artists working in Italy was established last year by Venice`s Querini Stampalia Foundation with the support of the fashion-accessory manufacturer Furla, which receives a work from each prizewinner for its corporate collection. An exhibition of the finalists is on view at the Querini Stampalia [to May 13]; the winner will be announced May 5. The first Querini-Furla prizewinner was Sisley Xhafa.

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