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April 26, 2011 / jmeuropeana

Chernobyl, Francis Lai, Gian Paolo Lomazzo

On the 26th of April –

In 1986 the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant experienced a meltdown following a rather unfortunate live test of safety procedures. Estimates of victims vary widely, but the direct death toll was probably in the region of 4000.
Buildings of Disaster (série)/ Chernobyl

Here is an Austrian news reel from the period – ‘Keine Gefahr für die Bevölkerung’ 😦

Francis Lai, French composer of film music, was born in 1932. He is best known for the music to ‘Love Story’, the theme song of which (‘Where do I begin’) became a hit single. We have a rather peculiar German version under the title Schicksalsmelodie (‘Fate Melody’);
Schicksalsmelodie

Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter, is born in 1538 in Milan.
La Charité (?)
Allégorie de la Justice frappant l'Injustice

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