According to Tschudi's account, William Tell was known as a strong man, a mountain climber, and an expert shot with the crossbow. In his time, the House of Habsburg emperors of Austria were seeking to dominate Uri, and Tell became one of the conspirators of Werner Stauffacher who vowed to resist Habsburg rule.
William Tell (German: Wilhelm Tell, German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈtɛl] ()) is a drama written by Friedrich Schiller in 1804.The story focuses on the legendary Swiss marksman William Tell as part of the greater Swiss struggle for independence from the Habsburg Empire in the early 14th century.
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William Tell (French: Guillaume Tell; Italian: Guglielmo Tell) is a French-language opera in four acts by Italian composer Gioachino Rossini to a libretto by Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy and L. F. Bis, based on Friedrich Schiller's play Wilhelm Tell, which, in turn, drew on the William Tell legend.
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Warning for those prone to seizures: Bright flashing lights at 11:00!Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell Overture (1829)London Philharmonic, Alfred Scholz
Matzlfangen is a four-hand game, played with a pack of 32 Double German cards. The aim of the game is to score more than 65 points. The cards rank and score as follows: Winning the last trick scores 10 points, bringing the total points available to 130, hence 66 or more are required to win the game.