James Patrick Page OBE born 9 January   is an English musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Page is prolific in creating guitar riffs and his varied style involves various alternate guitar tunings , technical, and melodic solos coupled with aggressive, distorted guitar tones as well as his folk and eastern-influenced acoustic work. He is also noted for occasionally playing his guitar with a cello bow to create a droning sound texture to the music. Page began his career as a studio session musician in London and, by the mids, alongside Big Jim Sullivan , was one of the most sought-after session guitarists in Britain. He was a member of the Yardbirds from to When the Yardbirds broke up, he founded Led Zeppelin, which was active from to
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During his enlistment from , he served as an anti-tank assaultman and was assault section leader in his weapons platoon. Reid also achieved an instructor rating in the Marine Corps Martial Arts program, and was a Designated Marksman Instructor on the M designated marksman rifle. He attained an expert rating in both pistol 2nd award and rifle 4th award. He received an honorable discharge with the rank of Sergeant. His professional experience also includes law enforcement, focused in patrol and undercover operations. Reid was also an adjunct professor for Nashville State Community college where he taught courses in American history.
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The posthumous son of an illiterate yeoman also named Isaac , the fatherless infant was small enough at birth to fit 'into a quartpot. Much has been made of Newton's posthumous birth, his prolonged separation from his mother, and his unrivaled hatred of his stepfather. Until Hanna returned to Woolsthorpe in after the death of her second husband, Newton was denied his mother's attention, a possible clue to his complex character. Newton's childhood was anything but happy, and throughout his life he verged on emotional collapse, occasionally falling into violent and vindictive attacks against friend and foe alike. W ith his mother's return to Woolsthorpe in , Newton was taken from school to fulfill his birthright as a farmer.
Ma became interested in the English language as a young boy, and during his teens he worked as a guide for foreign tourists to Hangzhou. Ma failed the entrance exam for the Hangzhou Teachers College twice. His weak point was mathematics. In he founded his first company, the Haibo Translation Agency, which provided English translation and interpretation. On a trip to the United States on behalf of the Hangzhou city government in , Ma had his first encounter with the Internet and saw the lack of Chinese Web sites as a great business opportunity.