Definitions for owenˈoʊ ən
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Robert, 1771–1858, Welsh social reformer in Great Britain and the U.S.
Wilfred, 1893–1918, English poet.
Owen, Robert Owen(noun)
Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
Owen, Sir Richard Owen(noun)
English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)
of origin, possibly derived from Eugene, cognate to Gaelic Eu00F2ghan.
derived from the given name.
from the Gaelic Mac Eoghain.
Owen is a solo project of Mike Kinsella, and part of the Chicago indie scene. Kinsella is one of the dominant and influential figures in the Chicago indie scene, having also led the band American Football, and played in the bands Cap'n Jazz, Joan of Arc and Owls. Owen is known for its soft melodies, complex acoustics, combining lead acoustics with keyboard and other guitars, plaintive vocals and on occasions adding drums. It can be seen as a natural progression for Kinsella, from the progressive and experimental severity of Joan of Arc via the more melodic-progressive American Football.
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