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2009-07-05 00:10:16

Rocker turned philanthropist Bob Geldof became editor-for-a-day Saturday of La Stampa, an Italian newspaper, helping prepare a special edition on Africa. The Sunday paper is part of the run-up to the Group of Eight meeting scheduled for next week in L'Aquila, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. Mario Calabresi, editor in chief of the Turin daily, said Thursday Geldof's responsibilities as his co-editor would include assisting with page design, choosing photographs and writing headlines....

2009-02-08 14:32:15

Irish musician Bob Geldof's 19-year-old daughter Peaches is divorcing her husband of six months, the couple have revealed. The BBC reported Sunday the daughter of the Live Aid organizer is splitting from Max Drummey in a friendly and mutually decided breakup. After much soul-searching we have made the

2008-10-06 15:00:23

Washington, Hollywood and music elite were on hand Friday night at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner for the 2008 "Power of Music" YouthAIDS Gala. Global Ambassador Ashley Judd hosted the star-studded affair which raised over $1.2 million in the fight against the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.

2006-09-03 20:57:56

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tori Amos' radical reworking of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and the camp rendering of "Dancing in the Street" by David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the tracks collected for a covers compilation CD that will benefit a medical charity.

2005-10-25 18:11:49

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Irish rock star Bob Geldof said on Tuesday that the Live 8 concerts in July had been successful in motivating the young to care about Africa's woes.

2005-10-25 10:29:06

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Bob Geldof said on Tuesday that the Live 8 concerts in July were "not the blinking of an eye but a devastating bomb" that could motivate the young to care about Africa's woes.

2005-10-25 10:23:38

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Bob Geldof said on Tuesday that the Live 8 concerts in July were "not the blinking of an eye but a devastating bomb" that could motivate the young to care about Africa's woes.


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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.