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 British peer of the lowest rank.
- (noun): A nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank.
Famous quotes containing the word baron:
“Erle Douglas on his milk-white steede,
Most like a baron bold,
Rode foremost of his company,
Whose armor shone like gold.”
—Unknown. Chevy Chase (l. 6568)
“Generosity is a part of my character, and I therefore hasten to assure this Government that I will never make an allegation of dishonesty against it wherever a simple explanation of stupidity will suffice.”
—Lever Leslie, Baron (19051977)
“As ye of clay were cast by kind,
So shall ye waste to dust.”
—Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (15101566)