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A city of east-central Germany north of Leipzig. It was the site of the Bauhaus school from 1925 to 1932.
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(German ˈdɛsau)
(Placename) an industrial city in E Germany, in Saxony-Anhalt: capital of Anhalt state from 1340 to 1918. Pop: 78 380 (2003 est)
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(ˈdɛs aʊ)

a city in NE central Germany, SW of Berlin. 102,000.
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The Bauhaus, the legendary school in Dessau, Germany, transformed architecture and design around the world.
In Dessau, Germany, Amantle Montsho also sent a strong message that her Commonwealth Games performance was not a fluke as she cruised to the finish line in 51.92.
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Dessau, Germany, and General Music Director of that city's opera, Artistic Director of Opera Ontario and Artistic Director of the Opera de Colombia.At the same time, he's built a very active career as a symphonic conductor.
"Franks was from the Bauhaus school in Dessau, Germany, and his input meant that the Boosbeck designs were influenced by Bauhaus school."
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11 May 2010 - Stockholm-listed Rezidor Hotel Group AB (STO: REZT) announced yesterday the opening of the Radisson Blu Furst Leopold Hotel in Dessau, Germany.
Kurt Weill, the son of a cantor, is born in Dessau, Germany. By age 12 he will be composing and performing music.
Optical register systems and plate automation systems supplier Nela Brueder Neumeister GmbH in Lahr, Germany, with a subsidiary in Oakdale, Minn., has acquired the entire product range of OMCS Optical Measurement GmbH, Dessau, Germany, developer of optical surface-inspection systems for rubber, polymer and ceramic parts.