Perhaps one of the least known members of the group known as Les Six, Georges Auric
(1899-1963) was a noted child prodigy who by the time he was 20, had orchestrated and composed incidental music for a number of ballets and other stage productions.
Third in the Fever Crumb series, which also serves as a young adult prequel series to Reeve's adult Hungry City Chronicles books, Scrivener's Moon follows Fever Crumb as she struggles to integrate the memories her grandfather, Auric
Godshawk, implanted in her brain when she was an infant.
Sean Connery's secret agent 007 returns in the third film in the Bond franchise to tackle the villainous and aptly named gold magnate Auric
Goldfinger, who plans to render the United States' own bullion deposits useless by detonating a radioactive device at Fort Knox.
The group, made up of George Auric
, Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc and Germaine Tailleferre, influenced the development of modern classical music and is credited with bringing outsider and popular themes into the genre.
Fever Crumb, the heroine, finds herself struggling to sort out her own personality from that of Auric
Godshawk, whose memories have been implanted into her.
National Instruments partner company Auric
Solutions has developed a LabView compatible toolkit called EasyGio that offers a collection of intuitive and easy-to-use functions, controls, dialogue windows, templates, hardware drivers, application enhancements, and code development tools.
Design is one of those hardcore bands with serious metal chops, songs such as "The Fall" and "As Life Bleeds" exploding with ferocity and technical accomplishment (and of course, growling lead vocals, which actually bring the more conventional vocal styling that they alternate with on "The Fall" into pretty stark relief).
It also includes major collections of 20th Century architects' work including those of Ern| Goldfinger -who designed numerous buildings in London and whose name inspired Ian Flemming's Bond villain Auric
Goldfinger - and Sir Norman Foster.
Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Geri Halliwell; 2 The African Queen; 3 They are the reserve crews in the University Boat Race; 4 The gerbil; 5 Durham; 6 Atlantic City; 7 Alaska; 8 Red and white; 9 Henrietta Maria; 10 Auric
10 Southwell One of the best-loved characters to have come out of Ian Fleming's James Bond series of novels, Oddjob is the bodyguard and servant of the villainous Auric
Goldfinger after whom the book and film is named after.
Thursday The Real Goldfinger - Revealed Five, 8pm An audacious plot to steal 215 tons of gold from the Bank Of England on the eve of World War I may have been the inspiration for Ian Fleming's villain Auric
Quite frankly, I'd sooner have my meat and two veg blowtorched by James Bond's old flame Auric