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in 1864 a series of graphic letters for the Daily Telegraph, from Al- geria, during the Emperor's visit to that colony, and re-visited Algeria and Morocco in 1875. In 1870 Mr. Sala was at Metz and in Eastern France as war correspond- ent for the Daily Telegraph. After witnessing the fall of the Empire in Paris on Sept. 4, he went to Eome to record the entry of the Italian army into the Eternal City. In Jan., 1875, he again visited Spain on the occasion of the entry of Alfonso XII. ; on his return in April was despatched to Venice to describe ihe/Stes consequent on the interview of the Emperor Francis Joseph and King Victor Emmanuel, and he afterwards published his impressions under the title of " Two Kings and a Kaiser." In Dec, 1876, he again visited Kussia as special correspondent for the Daily Telegraph ; and travelling from St. Petersburg to Moscow, proceeded thence to Warsaw, and subsequently traversed the length of the Empire to observe the mobilisation then in progress of the Russian army; tiltimately reaching Odessa and Constantinople by the Black Sea in time for the opening of the Con- ference on the Eastern Question. His best known works in addition to those already mentioned, are, "How I Tamed Mrs. Cruiser," published in 1858 j "Twice Round the Clock," and "Journey due North : a Residence in Russia," in 1859 J "The Baddington Peerage," " Looking at Life," and " Make your Gwne, a Narrative of the Rhine," in 1860 j " Dutch Pictures, with some Sketches in the Flemish Manner," in 1861 ; " Accepted Ad- dresses," "Ship Chandler, and other Tales," and "Two Prima Donnas and the Dumb Poor Porter," in 1862; "Breakfast in Bed," and " Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous," in 1863 ; " After Breakfast : or. Pictures done with a Quill," and "Quite Alone," in 1864; "Trip to Barbary by a

Roundabout Route,'* in 1865 ; " From Waterloo to the Peninsula," in 1866 ; " Notes and Sketches of the Paris Exhibition," 1S68; "Rome and Venice," in 1869; "Under the Sun : Essays mainly written in Hot Countries." in 1872; "Paris Herself Again;" and "America Revisited," in 1882. His bur- lesque of "Wat Tyler, M.P.," was brought out at the Gaiety Theatre in Dec, 1869.

SALAMAN, Charles Kensinq- TON, composer and professor of music, born in London, March 3, 1814, was educated by private tui- tion. He commenced the study of music at a very early age under Charles Neate and Dr. Crotch, made his first appearance as a com- poser and pianist in 1828, and en- tered the musical profession in 1831. Mr. Salaman has acquired considerable reputation as a pianist in England, Germany, and Italy, and was elected an honorary mem- ber of the Academy of St. Cecilia at Rome in 1847. He has attained popularity as a lecturer on various branches of musical history, and is much esteemed as a classical com- poser for the voice and pianoforte. His first series of songs, in which is included Shelley's celebrated serenade, " I Arise from Dreams of Thee," was published in 1838. Ho has since contributed largely to the repertory of English and Italian vocal music, and to chamber piano- forte music. Besides about 100 musical settings of poems by the most eminent lyric poets of this country, Mr. Salaman has been the first composer to wed music to the odes of Horace, Catullus, and Anacreon in the original terts. He has also contributed two eight- part anthems to the service of the Protestant Church, and nearly 100 numbers of sacred part music, in the Hebrew language, to the ser- vice of the Synagogue. Mr. Sala- man was one of the founders of the Musical Society of London, and performed for ten years the ardu- 3 Q

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