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André (car)

André was a lightweight English two-seater sports car manufactured from 1933 to 1934 in London W11 by T.B. André.

André (play)

André; a Tragedy in Five Acts is a play by William Dunlap, first produced at the Park Theatre in New York City on March 30, 1798, by the Old American Company, published in that same year together with a collection of historic documents relating to the case of the title character, Major John André, the British officer who was hanged as a spy on October 2, 1780, for his role in the treason of Benedict Arnold. The play does not go into the historic details, but rather presents a fictionalized account of the American debate over whether to spare or hang him. Only three characters in the play are historic: André himself, George Washington (referred to throughout the text, except once in a passage inserted between the first two performances, simply as "The General"), and Honora Sneyd, who had been briefly engaged to André ten years earlier under the auspices of Anna Seward, who had done much to romanticize the affair in her Monody on Major André of 1781. (Actually, Honora Sneyd had died of consumption some months before André's death, and never went to America.)

Despite the fictionalization, the play genuinely shows the anguish felt by many on the American side over the necessity to hang the brilliant and charming young officer, and it is written in unusually supple verse for the 18th century.

Apart from its intrinsic merits, the play is noteworthy as the first American tragedy written on an American subject. However, despite being nowadays acknowledged as Dunlap's best piece of work, it was, unfortunately, not a great success at the time. Its lack of popularity stemmed from the controversial lionization of André. Moreover, at opening night, the crowd rose to its feet in anger and indignation when Bland, a soldier in the play, hurled his cockade to the ground at the prospect of André being sentenced to death. The controversy was twofold— not only was Bland losing composure over the fate of a British spy but the cockade (worn by Patriots and then later by the revolutionaries during the French Revolution to emulate their spirit) being tossed to the floor was interpreted by many as Dunlap attacking the American Revolution itself.

Dunlap later recycled much of André into his pageant-play The Glory of Columbia, Her Yeomanry, a piece resonating with the Populist tone in theatre at the time, and which continued to be regularly produced for fifty years.


André - sometimes transliterated as '''Andre ''' - is the French and Portuguese form of the name Andrew, and is now also used in the English-speaking world. It is a variation of the Greek name Andreas, a short form of any of various compound names derived from andr- 'man, warrior'.

André (singer)

André , born Andrey Hovnanian (Անդրեյ Հովնանյան) is an Armenian singer. He won the Best Male Singer trophy at the Armenian Music Awards in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.

Andre (film)

Andre is a 1994 family comedy-drama feature film starring Tina Majorino about a child's encounter with a seal. It is an adaptation of the book A Seal Called Andre, which in turn was based on a true story. It was shot in Boston, Massachusetts, Mississippi, and Tasmania, Australia.

Andre (band)

Andre is a Romanian dance band, formed in 1998 by Andreea Antonescu and Andreea Bălan. In 2002, they were nicknamed The Dance Music Princesses of Romania.

In February 2009, Andreea Balan launched her second single SuperWoman, being preceded by the album with the same name, launched on 4 May.

André (artist)

André (aka Monsieur André and Monsieur A; born 1971 as André Saraiva) is a Swedish artist, hotelier, and a restaurant owner and operator. Born in Uppsala, Sweden in 1971, André’s career began in the mid-1980s on the streets of Paris, when he first started painting his graffiti on the walls of the city. In 2015, André was fined by a U.S. District Court for vandalizing a boulder in Joshua Tree National Park in California.

André (band)

André is a rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The band is made up of Maxime Philibert, Frédérick St-Onge and Louis Therrien-Galasso. Frontman Maxime Philibert is also a psychology professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal.

André Papanicolaou, was guitarist.

Andre (surname)

Andre or André is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Aelita Andre, Australian child prodigy in art
  • Annette Andre, Australian actor
  • Carl Andre, minimalist sculptor
  • Daniel F. Andre, American artist of French descent, whose portrait of Abraham Lincoln is in the collection of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum, Springfield, Illinois
  • Édouard André, French landscape architect
  • Fabrizio De André, Italian singer-songwriter
  • John André, British officer hanged as a spy during the American Revolution
  • Louis André, French General and Minister of War
  • Mark Andre, French composer
  • Maurice André, French trumpeter
  • Peter Andre (born 1973), Australian singer
  • Soraia André, Brazilian judoka