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Bohemianism – The practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people, with few permanent ties, involving musical, artistic or literary pursuits. Bohemians can be wanderers, adventurers, or vagabonds. Bohemia is a historical region in central Europe. It is located in the contemporary Czech Republic with its capital in Prague.
Scaramouche – The clown character of the Italian commedia dell’arte (17th century) who wears a black mask and black trousers, shirt and hat. In plays he is always beaten a lot for his boasting and cowardice.
Galileo Galilei (1564 – 1642) was an Italian astronomer, and a famous thinker. Galileo came to accept the findings of Copernicus, that the sun was the center of the then-known universe, and not the earth.
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) is an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed in 1786. It is comic opera (opera buffa) written in Italian. The libretto was from Lorenzo da Ponte.
Bismillah - An Arabic noun used as a collective name for the whole of the recurring Islamic phrase b-ismi-llāhi r-raḥmāni r-raḥīmi, It is sometimes translated as “In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful”.
Beelzebub – Ba‘al Zəbûb is variously understood to mean “lord of flies”,or “lord of the (heavenly) dwelling”. Originally the name of a Philistine god,Beelzebub is also identified in the New Testament as Satan, the “prince of the demons”.
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Freddie Mercury, 45, died at his London home on November 24, 1991. He had been diagnosed HIV positive several years earlier and died of bronchial pneumonia, brought on by AIDS.