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Jean-Claude Castera (born 1939) is a Haitian painter born in Pétion-Ville, a wealthy suburb of Port-au-Prince, Castera was educated in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He typically paints abstract scenes and women.
In July 2016, he and Castera won the cars' category at the Silk Way Rally.
Castera Bazile (7 October 1923 – 1966) was a Haitian painter. Born in Jacmel, Bazile painted several murals in the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince. He won the grand prize at the Caribbean International Competition in 1955.
He was twice married,—first to Mile, d' Avezac de Castera, (a sister of Mrs. Edward Livingston,) and after her death to Miss Vanderburgh. He died in Philadelphia, March 28, 1863 in his 78th year.
A total of 120 riders, including two women, participated in the race but just 32 finished within 24 hours. James Moore won, finishing 15 minutes ahead of Castera and Bobillier. The first woman, referred to as "Miss America", finishing in 29th position - 12 hours and 10 minutes after Moore.
Marcel Berger (14 April 1927 – 15 October 2016) was a French mathematician, doyen of French differential geometry, and a former director of the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHÉS), France. Formerly residing in Le Castera in Lasseube, Berger was instrumental in Mikhail Gromov's accepting positions both at the University of Paris and at the IHÉS.
A new chapter began in his Dakar career in 2015 when he joined the Peugeot team as a driver alongside Carlos Sainz and Stéphane Peterhansel, who previously switched from the motorbike to car category with great success. His co-driver was Gilles Picard, and they finished 34th. In 2016 Despres came in 7th overall; his co-driver was David Castera.
Doña María Ignacia de Azlor y Echeverz, daughter of the Aguayo marquis and mother superior of a girls’ school, commissioned Guerrero y Torres to build "La Enseñanza" Church (1772–1778). The arch that marks the end of the bass-chorus (an arch that develops into three arches) is reminiscent of that beginning the great staircase in the Santiago Calimaya counts’ palace. The floor plan of "La Enseñanza" resembles that of the ‘‘Pocito’’ chapel. None of Guerrero y Torres' architectural drawings survived. The church holds the drawings for later modifications by Ignacio Castera (who made renovations in the Neoclassical style). Castera may have built the Capuchin convent, but the Baroque temple is believed to have been done by another. These were not built until 1795, three years after Guerrero y Torres’ death.
In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Lowinger and paintings conservator Viviana Dominguez were hired by the Smithsonian Institution and Haiti Cultural Recovery Center to remove the three remaining murals of the collapsed Cathedral of Sainte Trinité in Port-au-Prince. These murals included the Last Supper murals by Philome Obin, the Procession to Cana by Préfète Duffaut and the Baptism of Christ by Castera Bazile.
Ángela Peralta (6 July 1845 – Mexico City – 30 August 1883, Mazatlán) (baptised María de los Ángeles Manuela Tranquilina Cirila Efrena Peralta Castera) was an operatic soprano of international fame and a leading figure in the operatic life of 19th-century Mexico. Called the "Mexican Nightingale" in Europe, she had already sung to acclaim in major European opera houses by the age of 20. Although primarily known for her singing, she was also a composer as well as an accomplished pianist and harpist.
The present Holy Trinity Cathedral was known for its interior murals, which depicted various stories from the Bible using only people of black African heritage. The murals were painted by some of the best-known Haitian painters of the twentieth century, including Philomé Obin, Castera Bazile, Rigaud Benoit, Gabriel Leveque, Adam Leontus, Wilson Bigaud, Jasmin Joseph, and Préfete Dufaut. They were created under the direction of DeWitt Peters and Selden Rodman of the Centre d'Art, and finished between 1950 and 1951.
Ángela Peralta was the daughter of Manuel Peralta and Josefa Castera de Peralta. She showed an early talent for singing and music. At the age of 8, she sang a cavatina from "Belisario" by Gaetano Donizetti with great success, and went on to study at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música in Mexico City. At 15 she made her operatic debut as Leonora in Giuseppe Verdi's "Il trovatore" at the Teatro Nacional in Mexico City. Accompanied by her father, and financed by a wealthy patron, Santiago de la Vega, she then went on to study singing in Italy under Leopardi. On 13 May 1862, she made her debut at La Scala in Milan with an acclaimed performance of Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor". She sang Bellini's "La sonnambula" before King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy at the Teatro Regio in Turin where she received 32 curtain calls. Between 1863 and 1864, she sang in the opera houses of Rome, Florence, Bologna, Genoa, Naples, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, St. Petersburg, Alexandria, and Cairo. The Second Mexican Empire invited her to return to her country to sing in the National Imperial Theatre, and in 1865 she accepted the invitation. In 1866 she sang before Maximilian I of Mexico and Charlotte of Belgium and was named "Chamber singer of the Empire". In December 1866 with the downfall of the Second Mexican Empire imminent, she returned to Europe, performing in New York City and Havana along the way. In Madrid, she married her cousin, Eugenio Castera, and for a while retired from singing, although she continued to compose songs and piano pieces. Her most well-known work is "Álbum Musical de Ángela Peralta". Her marriage was an unhappy one due to her husband's mental illness which manifested itself in the first year of their marriage. (Castera was later committed to a mental hospital in Paris where he died in 1876.)
"No one else has captured the essence of Haiti so unerringly...I'm more than ever impressed by the magical way in which you can find scenes in 'real life' to illuminate the paintings of such great artists as Rigaud Benoit, Philome Obin, Castera Bazile, Andre Pierre, St. Louis Blaise, Georges Liautaud and Jasmin Joseph. To use a word that should only be used with extreme caution, all these artists have a measure of "genius" and to catch that these artists catch intuitively with the camera's eye, takes as much genius."
In June 1805 he married Madame Marie Louise Magdaleine Valentine D'Avezac de Castera Moreau de Lassy, a widow 19 years of age, and who was a refugee in New Orleans from the Haitian Revolution. She was a woman of extraordinary beauty and intellect: "the lady name is short, but she is said to be majestic in her person and elegant in manners with a long purse". She is said to have greatly influenced her husband's public career. Louise d'Avezac Livingston's brother was Auguste Davezac.
Two of the other finalists, Jayro Rosado and Esteban, have released albums in the island and Jayro Rosado is currently a back up singer for Romeo Santos and is currently on tour with him. Another of the finalists, Rodolfo Castera, has worked hosting several events in the island and is currently finishing acting classes. Rosangela Abreu recorded a duet with famous Salsa singer, Gilberto Santa Rosa. Both Esteban and Rosangela auditioned for the 2007 season of Latin American Idol but Rosangela was the only one chosen finishing in third place.
The current building is the second on the site, originally called Santa Cruz (Contzinco). According to documents from the time, the architecture of the original church was Renaissance style, built with masonry and topped with a vault in sandstone. The church was under the tenure of the Augustinians from 1633 to 1750, with the most important feature being the Virgen de la Soledad. After the Augustinians left this site, the church was rebuilt by Father Gregorio Pérez Cancio with the help of architects Cayetano de Sigüenza, Ildefonso Iniesta Bejarano, Francisco Antonio de Guerrero y Torres and Ignacio Castera. It was finished in 1787 and consecrated in 1792.
In 1869 Nicholls published "The Remarkable Life, Adventures, and Discoveries of Sebastian Cabot", quoted by Jules Verne in his "Explorations of the World". It was criticised by Marie-Armand d'Avezac de Castera-Macaya and Henry Stevens. Nicholls then concentrated on the history and antiquities of Bristol. In March 1870 he began a series of Bristol biographies: just two appeared, "Alderman John Whitson: his Life and Times", and "Captain Thomas James and George Thomas the Philanthropist". "How to see Bristol: a Guide for the Excursionist, the Naturalist, the Archæologist, and the Man of Business" (1874) collected articles from local papers, and a second edition appeared in 1877.
The Washington Organization of American States (inaugurated in 1976) houses one of the oldest 20th-century art collections representing the Caribbean. For example, one exhibit showcased works included two important pieces by women artists of the Caribbean: "El vendedor de andullo" (Tobacco Vendor), 1938, by modernist Celeste Woss y Gil of the Dominican Republic, and an oil painting entitled "Marpacífico" (Hibiscus-Marpacífico is the name used in Cuba for the hibiscus flower), 1943, by Cuban modernist Amelia Peláez. There have even been a rare selection of prints by Haitian artists such as Castera Bazile, Wilson Bigaud, Dieudonné Cedor, Jacques-Enguerrand Gourgue and Gabriel Lévêque, that have not been exhibited since they were part of a traveling exhibition in 1948.
At the beginning of the 19th century, the Count of Bassoco decided to build a church dedicated to the Our Lady of Loreto, whose image was originally housed in the San Gregorio College. After the Jesuits were expelled from Spanish dominions, this image was moved from San Gregorio to the Convent of La Encarnación. The site originally was a chapel used as a used as a baptistery for the Church of San Pedro y San Pablo in 1680. Although Manuel Tolsá submitted designs for the church, artists Ignacio Castera and Agustin Paz designed and directed the work and was built in three stages. The first stone was laid in 1809, and the church was consecrated on 21 August 1816. It would end up being the last church built during colonial times due to the Mexican War of Independence, which ended in 1821. When it was finished, the image of Our Lady of Loreto was retrieved from La Encarnación and placed here. It was placed in the hands of the Jesuits.