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-[[Illustrator]]{{Template}}+[[Image:Illustration by Gustave Doré, 1873.jpg|thumb|left|200px|'''Gargantua eating six pilgrims''' from ''[[Gargantua and Pantagruel]]'' by [[François Rabelais]], as illustrated by [[Gustave Doré]]]]
-RIP [[Franciszek Starowieyski]] (1930 - 2009)+[[Image:Pantagruel by Gustave Doré (prologue).jpg|thumb|right|200px|[[Pantagruel by Gustave Doré (prologue)]]]]
- +[[Image:Friar John and Panurge.jpg|thumb|right|200px|[[Friar John]] and [[Panurge]] give the ''[[Blason and contreblason du couillon]]'' by [[François Rabelais|Rabelais]]]]
-Here[http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=Franciszek%20Starowieyski&w=all] is a fair collection of his work on Flickr.+{{Template}}
- +The '''book illustration''' is specific type of [[illustration]], which appears in books. Some of modern illustrations are performed by American Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
-I've previously reported on the [[Polish film poster]][http://jahsonic.wordpress.com/2007/09/25/the-tropes-of-the-polish-film-poster/].+
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-'''Franciszek Andrzej Bobola Biberstein-Starowieyski''' (born [[July 8]], [[1930]] in [[Bratkówka]], [[Poland]], died [[February 23]], [[2009]]), was a [[Poland|Polish]] artist. From [[1949]] to [[1955]] he studied at [[Academy of Fine Arts]] in [[Cracow]] and [[Warsaw]]. He specialized in [[poster]], drawing, painting, [[stage design]]ing, and [[book illustration]]. He was a member of [[Alliance Graphique International|Alliance Graphique International (AGI)]].+
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-[[Polish film posters]]+
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-[[Fred Katz]] @90+
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-[[American composer]], songwriter, conductor, cellist, and professor.+
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-<nowiki>[Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrFE1NMtgAs&]</nowiki>+
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-He plays the cello on [[gay anthem]] [[jazz standard]] "[[My Funny Valentine]]" with the [[Chico Hamilton]] band.+
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-And here supposedly his own compostion "[[Satan Wears a Satin Gown]]"[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qDNZXcPoM8] in a composition sung by [[Frankie Laine]].+
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-'''Fred Katz''' (born [[February 25]], [[1919]]) is an [[American composer]], songwriter, conductor, [[cello|cellist]], and professor, perhaps best-known as the composer and lyricist of "[[Satan Wears a Satin Gown]]".+
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-Katz was classically trained at the cello and [[piano]] and began his career in a number of [[Classical music|classical]] and [[Swing (genre)|swing]] orchestras. In the early [[1950s]], Katz accompanied singers such as [[Lena Horne]], [[Tony Bennett]] and [[Frankie Laine]]. From [[1955]] through [[1958]], he was a member of the [[Chico Hamilton]] Quintet. He also recorded several solo albums such as ''Folk Songs for Far Out Folk''[http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=25839] labels including [[Pacific Jazz Records|Pacific Jazz]], [[Warner Bros. Records|Warner Bros.]], and [[Decca Records]].+
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-In the late 1950s and [[1960s]], Katz scored a number of films for [[Roger Corman]], including ''[[A Bucket of Blood]]'', ''[[The Wasp Woman]]'', ''[[Creature from the Haunted Sea]]'' and ''[[The Little Shop of Horrors]]''. He also composed a number of pieces of classical music. Katz went on to become a professor of [[cultural anthropology]] at the [[University of San Fernando]], specializing in [[ethnic music]].+
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-His cello can also be heard on [[Ken Nordine]]'s ''[[Word Jazz]]'' projects, on [[Dorothy Ashby]]'s ''[[The Rubaiyat of Dorothy Ashby]]'', and [[Billy Bean (musician)|Billy Bean]]'s ''[[Makin' It]]''.+
 +Modern book illustration comes from the 15th-century [[block book]]s. and closely followed the development of [[printing]]. The [[xylography]] and [[lithography]] triggered the production of illustrated issues and were exploited by such masters as [[Daumier]], [[Doré]] or [[Gavarni]].
 +==See also==
 +*[[Bookbreaking]]
 +*[[Illustrated art history book]]
 +*[[Illustrated bible]]
 +*[[Illustrated fiction]]
 +*[[Picture books]]
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Gargantua eating six pilgrims from Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais, as illustrated by Gustave Doré
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The book illustration is specific type of illustration, which appears in books. Some of modern illustrations are performed by American Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

Modern book illustration comes from the 15th-century block books. and closely followed the development of printing. The xylography and lithography triggered the production of illustrated issues and were exploited by such masters as Daumier, Doré or Gavarni.

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