Tony Martin
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Tony Martin
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SPORTS BRIEFING | CYCLING; Worlds Come to America
NYTimes - over 5 years
Richmond, Va., will host the road cycling world championships in 2015, bringing the event to the United States for the first time in nearly 30 years. The United States last hosted the worlds in 1986 in Colorado Springs. ¶ Tony Martin of Germany won the time trial at the road cycling world championship, ahead of Bradley Wiggins of Britain and
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THE WEEK AHEAD; Sept. 18-Sept. 24
NYTimes - over 5 years
Theater Jason Zinoman Evenings of one-act plays typically appear in cramped, low-key performing spaces. They are almost never on Broadway. “RELATIVELY SPEAKING,” beginning previews on Tuesday at the Brooks Atkinson Theater, however, is not your ordinary collection of shorts. Rather, it features a dream team of writers — Woody
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Quick – Step looks forward to arrival of Tony Martin - Bike World News
Google News - over 5 years
Patrick Lefevere's team has reached a deal with Tony Martin for the next 3 seasons. It's an important addition which further raises the technical bar on the team in terms of time trials. “We're happy with the agreement we reached,” explained Patrick
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Quick Step confirms three year contract with Tony Martin - VeloNation
Google News - over 5 years
Tony Martin, one of the world's strongest time trialists and a favourite for this month's world championships has been confirmed as moving to the Quick Step team for 2012. The 26 year old rider has had his best-ever
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Tony Martin and Levi Leipheimer linked to Omega Pharma – Quick Step - VeloNation
Google News - over 5 years
Speculation continues to grow on Tony Martin's future and which team he'll be riding for next year, particularly as tomorrow marks the date when HTC-Highroad riders are contractually allowed to make public their
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SPORTS BRIEFING | CYCLING; New Leader in Spain
NYTimes - over 5 years
Tony Martin of Germany won the individual time trial, and the British cyclist Christopher Froome took the overall lead in the Vuelta a España. Bradley Wiggins had been favored to take the leader’s jersey, but was third behind Martin and Froome, who leads Jakob Fuglsang by 12 seconds after 10 stages. Sports Briefing | Cycling
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Tony Martin proves he's new big dog in TTs - velonews.competitor.com
Google News - over 5 years
SALAMANCA, Spain (VN) — Tony Martin (HTC-Highroad) blasted his way to victory against an elite field of time trial specialists Monday in Spain that will give him a huge boost going into the road world championships next month
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Teenage rider C.J. McMahon could be Louisiana's successor to Talamo - Daily Racing Form
Google News - over 5 years
For 30 years, jockey agent Tony Martin has been handling the business of some of the best riders from his native south Louisiana. The list is lengthy, as one would expect from this most fertile jockey nursery, but some riders have stood out more than
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Quick Step move closer to signing Martin - Cyclingnews.com
Google News - over 5 years
Tony Martin's transfer to Patrick Lefevere's Quick Step team has moved a step closer after Garmin-Cervélo and Skil-Shimano both lost out on the German's signature. However, while Martin's agent confirmed to Cyclingnews that Martin had made a decision,
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Jean Raynor's Golden Birthday party - Jamaica Gleaner
Google News - over 5 years
Other toasts came from husband Lancelot, Craig Nehemiah, children Dayna, Catherine, Michelle and Richard Raynor, Tony Martin, Laurel McPherson, Patrick Palmer, Dan Chang, nephew Jason Prince; a neighbour and schoolmate from St Mary, Arnold Pryce;
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The Gibson Interview: Black Sabbath's Tony Martin - Gibson
Google News - over 5 years
Ask a progressive metal guitarist who the singer in their dream band might be and chances are good that Tony Martin's name will be around the top of the list. His five albums with Black Sabbath – Eternal Idol, Headless Cross, TYR, Cross Purposes and
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Defence seeks single vendor for Centralised Processing Project - iT News
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Tony Martin from Defence's Sourcing Reform Branch told some 50 industry contenders at the Fairbairn Airport theatrette that the staged procurement process would be open to all. Invitations to register interest will be issued next month
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Victory for Australia, and for Pure Speed
NYTimes - over 5 years
GRENOBLE, France -- Cadel Evans rocketed past the finish line Saturday, all but certain of his triumph in the Tour de France. As fellow Australians everywhere burst into celebration, Evans presented them with the portrait of a champion: body bent, muscles bulging, vigilant until the end. Evans did more than close the 57-second gap by which he
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HTC-Highroad's Martin wins Stage 20 at Tour de France - KSBY San Luis Obispo News
Google News - over 5 years
Germany's Tony Martin, representing the San Luis Obispo based team HTC-Highroad won the second to last stage at the Tour de France. Martin finished the 26 mile time trial in 55'43, seven seconds ahead of Australian Cadel Evans
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tony Martin
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  • 1954
    His The Tony Martin Show, a 15-minute variety program, aired on NBC from 1954 to 1956 prior to the evening newscast.
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  • 1947
    This prompted RCA Victor records to offer him a contract, which he signed in 1947 after satisfying his contract obligations to Mercury.
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  • 1946
    He also starred as Gaylord Ravenal in the Showboat segment from the 1946 film Till the Clouds Roll By.
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    He cut 25 records in 1946 and 1947 for Mercury, including a 1946 recording of "To Each His Own" which became a million-seller.
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  • 1941
    Martin was featured in the 1941 Marx Brothers film The Big Store, in which he played a singer and performed Tenement Symphony, which was written by Hal Borne who became his long-time musical director.
    More Details Hide Details In World War II, he first joined the United States Navy, but as a result of rumors that he had gotten an officer's commission through bribery he left the navy and joined the United States Army Air Forces. As a corporal he was assigned to Capt. Glenn Miller's band, then was promoted to technical sergeant in the Air Transport Command and stationed in India, where Brig. Gen. William H. Tunner, commanding the Hump Airlift, put him to work as an entertainer, forming a troupe of amateur talent from the command and taking it around the various bases to perform. He eventually signed with Mercury Records, then a small independent run out of Chicago, Illinois.
  • 1938
    Between 1938 and 1942, he made a number of hit records for Decca.
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  • 1937
    In 1937 he married Alice Faye, with whom he had starred in several films. They divorced in 1941. Martin remarried, to actress and dancer Cyd Charisse in 1948. They remained happily married until her death in 2008.
    More Details Hide Details They had one son together, Tony Martin, Jr. (1949–2011), who predeceased his father. Martin adopted Charisse's son, Nicky, from her first marriage.
  • 1913
    Tony Martin was born on Christmas Day in the year 1913 as Alvin Morris in San Francisco, California to Jewish immigrant parents.
    More Details Hide Details He received a saxophone as a gift from his grandmother at the age of ten. In his grammar school glee club, he became an instrumentalist and singer. He formed his first band, named "The Red Peppers", when he was at Oakland Technical High School, eventually joining the band of a local orchestra leader, Tom Gerun, as a reed instrument specialist, sitting alongside the future bandleader Woody Herman. He attended Saint Mary's College of California during the mid-1930s. After college, he left Gerun's band to go to Hollywood to try his luck in films. It was at that time that he adopted the stage name of Tony Martin.
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