Dreyfus


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French army officer of Jewish descent whose false imprisonment for treason in 1894 raised issues of anti-Semitism that dominated French politics until his release in 1906 (1859-1935)

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The Dreyfus Corporation revealed on Friday the monthly distributions of the Dreyfus Municipal Income Inc (NYSE American:DMF), Dreyfus Strategic Municipal Bond Fund Inc (NYSE:DSM) and Dreyfus Strategic Municipals Inc (NYSE:LEO) on their common shares.
The Dreyfus Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation ("BNY Mellon"), serves as each Fund's investment adviser.
Dreyfus currently manages nearly USD300bn in mutual funds and separately managed accounts as of March 31, 2017.
Paris, the city where his show trial was held and where he was eventually exonerated in 1906, has no street named after Dreyfus, who was exiled to a French colony in South America where he suffered greatly for the false and anti-Semitic charges brought against him.
Biotechnology company Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS:IRWD) reported on Thursday the addition of Andrew Dreyfus to its board of directors.
Harris's book reads like a thriller, beautifully placed amid the rich details of belle epoque France and rooted in the verifiable essential elements of the Dreyfus affair, which consumed France between 1894 and 1906 after Alfred Dreyfus, a rare Jewish officer in the French army, was wrongly convicted of spying for the Germans and disgraced in a public ceremony.
Fortunately, Dreyfus had a champion in Colonel Georges Piquart, head of the Statistical Section (a part of the Army's intelligence section) whose investigations showed that the alleged note written by Dreyfus had been forged by a Major Esterhazy.
His complaints about earlier scholarship on the Dreyfus Affair are mostly empty as he exaggerates both the number of important works on the affair and their treatment of the subject.
Excluded from an informal Wagner club while attending Juilliard because he lacked sufficient familiarity with the various leitmotifs, Dreyfus became fascinated by the composer and subsequently entranced by his music.
For the Soul of France; Culture Wars in the Age of Dreyfus, by Frederick Brown.
If you've had these experiences while listening to Wagner, Laurence Dreyfus can assure you that you are not alone--or that you wouldn't have been alone in the nineteenth century, when you might have felt these things in the public setting of the opera house.
THE TRIAL Or CAPTAIN DREYFUS of the French Army was a major cause celebre at the end of the nineteenth century, pitting the Catholic church, royalists and the military against republicans, radicals and socialists.
THERE were new fears last night over the health of former Gimme Gimme Gimme star James Dreyfus after he pulled out of his West End show.
Filmmaker Rebecca Dreyfus reports the value of the most expensive art heist in the United States at $500 million.
Remi Dreyfus first created filaments composed of microscopic magnetic beads joined by bundled DNA strands.