michealt

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Name
Tom Thomson
Joined
11.10.2014
Role
Super Member
Points
6631
Contribution
643 translations, thanked 1438 times, solved 430 requests, helped 182 members, transcribed 18 songs, added 5 idioms, explained 5 idioms
Gender

Male

From

UK

Occupation

Retired

Interests

Scottish Gaelic poetry and song. . . .
Folk/traditional song (English, Scottish, Irish, French, German, Spanish, Italian - but Scottish Gaelic comes first). . . .
Pop songs and rock and so on - for example Beatles, Françoise Hardy, Bobby Solo but not most stuff more recent than that. . .
Classical music, especially opera, piano, and clarinet. . . .
Musicals. . . .
singing (mostly folk or traditional Scottish/Irish but have sung traditional songs in other languages and sung in amateur opera and musical productions too). . . . .
Languages and linguistics. . . . .
Computers. . . . .
Seeing the world. . . . .
Walking, climbing,scrambling (but climbing is out now, too old and arthritic, and I rarely get a scramble). . . . .
Reading - linguistics and computing and maths and physics, science fiction, fantasy, history and historical novels and a lot of other stuff. . . . .
Authors and singers I like: Jean Anouilh, Edith Piaff, Luke Kelly, Tommy Makem, Ciarán Bourke, Hamish Henderson, Hilaire Belloc, Calum Kennedy, Georges Brasens, Anne Lorne-Gillies, Ferruccio Tagliavini, Marcel Pagnol, Voltaire, Leslie Charteris, Jean Giradoux, RL Stevenson, Iain MacLaine, Iain MacIllEathain....and many more, too many to list!

About me

Born 1944, Mathematician, Computer Scientist, Engineer; retired 2009. 3 sons, 1 daughter (who died of cancer in June 2012). 3 granddaughters and 1 grandson. Scottish, but currently splitting my time mostly between England and Spain.

Languages
Native
English, Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic)
Fluent
French, Spanish
Studied
German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, French (Middle French), Gaelic (Irish Gaelic)
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643 translations posted by michealtDetailsAll Translations

ArtistTranslationLanguagesCommentsInfoInfo
Georges BrassensColumbine French → English2
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French → English
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Georges BrassensHe who went astray French → English2
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French → English
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Georges BrassensEl malhechor French → Spanish1
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1 vote
French → Spanish
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Georges BrassensThe four high-school graduates French → English5
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French → English
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Louise LabéSonnet XIV French (Middle French) → English-
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French (Middle French) → English
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Antonio AguilarLa chemise sortie du pantalon Spanish → French-
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Spanish → French
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Luis MiguelJe Te Souhaite de Très Heureuses Fêtes Spanish → French-Spanish → French
Luis MiguelLe Père Noël Vient à la Ville Spanish → French-Spanish → French
Iarla Ó LionáirdTwisting the straw-rope. Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English
Amanda PortalesMon dictionnaire Spanish → French-Spanish → French
Pasión VegaSors de moi Spanish → French3
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Spanish → French
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Camarón de la IslaBulería Spanish → French-Spanish → French
Maite PerroniEau bénite Spanish → French-
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Spanish → French
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El PaliQuand je mourrai Spanish → French-
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Spanish → French
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El PaliSéville eut une petite fille Spanish → French-
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El PaliWhen I die Spanish → English-
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Spanish → English
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Carla BruniThe exquisite Blonde French → English5
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French → English
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Dio (USA)Incapable de choisir English → French-English → French
Ferruccio TagliaviniAmour t'interdit Italian → French-Italian → French
Ferruccio TagliaviniGoodbye dreams of glory Italian → English-Italian → English
Ferruccio TagliaviniTu che non gridai Sicilian → Italian-Sicilian → Italian
Ferruccio TagliaviniYou who don't cry Sicilian → English-Sicilian → English
Mario LanzaNo ti olvides de mí! Italian → Spanish-Italian → Spanish
El CarretaColumbus's spree Spanish → English5
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Spanish → English
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Bonet de San PedroRascayú Spanish → French10
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Spanish → French
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Nolwenn LeroyLas Mujeres de Irlanda Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → Spanish-
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Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → Spanish
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LíadanThe Song of Muighinis Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English-
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Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English
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TabureteLes Sirènes Spanish → French-Spanish → French
Philippe LavilSponge fisher French → English8
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French → English
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Keen’VShe doesn't give a damn French → English-
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French → English
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Amanda LearI don't care French → English-
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French → English
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LíadanYoung Donald Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English-
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Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English
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Celtic ThunderIl mio ragazzo brioso Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → Italian6Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → Italian
Celtic WomanAn Guth English → Gaelic (Irish Gaelic)-
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DervishNi feidir leo stad a chur ar an earraigh English → Gaelic (Irish Gaelic)1
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Mary Poppins (OST)Food for the birds Spanish → English2
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Spanish → English
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Calibre 50What Has It Cost You? Spanish → English-Spanish → English
Israel and New BreedYour presence is heaven for me Spanish → English-Spanish → English
Christian Hymns & SongsLe Seguiré Alabando English → Spanish4
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English → Spanish
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Spanish Children SongsThe Cowboy Rat Spanish → English1
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Spanish → English
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MouloudjiComo una pequeña amapola French → Spanish-
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French → Spanish
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Antonio NavarroMy Mission Spanish → English1
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Antonio NavarroThe Silences Of The Time Spanish → English-
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Spanish → English
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Julie FowlisClan Donalds Song Thrush Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English
Karen MathesonI see in the distance Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English
LaylHazel Spanish → English-
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She's a TeaseWhy? Spanish → English-Spanish → English
Camila CabelloMauvaises Choses English → French4English → French
Abraham MateoI'll give you my heart Spanish → English-
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Abraham MateoLoneliness Spanish → English-
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Spanish → English
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César RománFor ever Spanish → English4Spanish → English
Azúcar MorenoKiss me Spanish → English-
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Patricio ArellanoUn Nouveau Soleil Spanish → French-
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SonohraYou're more every time Spanish → English-
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SonohraA breath of music Spanish → English-
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SonohraEasy kisses Spanish → English-
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Eros RamazzottiNo estamos solos Italian → Spanish6Italian → Spanish
Adrien LamyTo be happy French → English-
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Michèle TorrTake me dancing tonight French → English-
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Henry GaratThe beguine French → English-
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Henry GaratWhen one is truly in love French → English-
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Iarla Ó LionáirdMy gallant lad Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English
Danielle DarrieuxImaginemos que hemos soñado French → Spanish-
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Danielle DarrieuxI wouldn't swap my place French → English-
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Eros RamazzottiNous ne sommes pas seuls Spanish → French-Spanish → French
Julie FowlisMy love is on the high seas Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English
Eros RamazzottiWe are not alone Spanish → English4
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Enrique RodríguezThe hat Spanish → English-
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SidoineAt night French → English-
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Lara FabianPrivate Message French → English-
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Brigitte Bardotle diable est un Anglais English → French-
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Charles BaudelaireEpigraph for a condemned book French → English-
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SugarcultJolie Fille English → French4
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John NewtonO Miorbhail Gràis English → Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic)-English → Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic)
Karen MathesonAmazing Grace Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English
Gilberto Santa RosaExperience Spanish → English-Spanish → English
Worship SongsLa Vierge de Guadalupe Spanish → French-
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Matisse (Mexico)One last time Spanish → English7
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Sarah BrightmanJésus béni Latin → French-Latin → French
Christian Hymns & SongsJ'avoue Latin → French-
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John CaleAleluya English → Spanish-English → Spanish
Celtic WomanHarry's Game Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Irish Gaelic) → English
Arthur CormackThe beautiful girl Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English
Anne Lorne GilliesThe roses Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English
Bryn TerfelAll through the night Welsh → English-Welsh → English
Bryn TerfelAll through the night Welsh → English-Welsh → English
Arthur CormackThe child of joy Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English
Bryn TerfelOld Land of my fathers Welsh → English-
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Los Ramones de Nuevo LeónBeautiful flower Spanish → English7
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Paty CantúManual Spanish → English-Spanish → English
Mairi MacInnesKeep your attemtion Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English-Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic) → English
Los Tucanes de TijuanaMy three beasts Spanish → English-
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Kevin ortizVery much in love Spanish → English-Spanish → English
SiggnoThe other you Spanish → English-Spanish → English
Hercules (OST)I won't talk about my love Spanish → English-
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Julión ÁlvarezIt's raining outside Spanish → English-Spanish → English
Georges BrassensEl almendro French → Spanish-French → Spanish
Françoise HardyLa amistad French → Spanish-French → Spanish
Françoise HardyGin and tonic French → English-French → English
Françoise HardyJust liking you French → English5French → English

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