William Tell

William Tell
William Tell
in Swiss legend, a hero in the fight for independence from Austria, forced, on pain of death, to shoot an apple off his son's head with bow and arrow

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  • William Tell — For other uses, see William Tell (disambiguation). Detail from the Statue of William Tell and his son in Altdorf, Switzerland (Richard Kissling, 1895) William Tell (in the four languages of Switzerland: German: Wilhelm Tell …   Wikipedia

  • William Tell (disambiguation) — William Tell is the legendary hero in the founding myths of SwitzerlandWilliam Tell may also refer to: * William Tell (play), a play by Friedrich Schiller * William Tell (opera), an opera by Gioacchino Rossini, based on Schiller s play * William… …   Wikipedia

  • William Tell (play) — William Tell (German: Wilhelm Tell ) is a drama written by Friedrich Schiller in 1804. The story focuses on the legendary Swiss marksman William Tell as well as on the Swiss struggle for independence from the Habsburg Empire in the early 14th… …   Wikipedia

  • William Tell Coleman — (1824 1893) est un pionner américain[1]. Né à Cynthiana (Kentucky) William Tell Coleman fit ses études à Université de Saint Louis. En 1849, il s installe à San Francisco en …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Tell Told Again — is a retelling of the William Tell legend in prose, verse and illustrations. First published on November 11 1904 by Adam Charles Black, London, the main, prose element was written by P. G. Wodehouse, in typical Wodehousian style, while the 16… …   Wikipedia

  • William Tell Coleman — (1824 1893) was an American pioneer. [cite web url = http://www.cynthianaky.com/WilliamTellColeman.htm title = William Tell Coleman author = Thelma Taylor publischer = The Official Site of Cynthiana, Kentucky] He was born in Cynthiana, Harrison… …   Wikipedia

  • William Tell (musician) — Infobox musical artist Name = William Tell Img capt = Tell s debut album You Can Hold Me Down (2007) Background = solo singer Birth name = William John Tell Alias = Born = birth date and age|1980|2|7|mf=y Mission Viejo, California, U.S. Died =… …   Wikipedia

  • William Tell (opera) — Guillaume Tell ( William Tell ) is an opera in four acts by Gioachino Rossini to a French libretto by Etienne de Jouy and Hippolyte Bis, based on Friedrich Schiller s play Wilhelm Tell . It was first performed at the Paris Opéra on August 3, 1829 …   Wikipedia

  • William Tell Overture (Mike Oldfield single) — Infobox Single Name = William Tell Overture Cover size = Caption = Artist = Mike Oldfield from Album = A side = B side = Released = start date|1977|2|11 Format = 7 inch vinyl Recorded = Genre = Folk Length = Label = Virgin Records Writer =… …   Wikipedia

  • William Tell Overture — The overture to the opera William Tell , especially its high energy finale, is a very familiar work composed by Gioachino Rossini. There has been repeated use (and sometimes parody) of this overture in the popular media, most famously for being… …   Wikipedia

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