Whistler


Whistler

Whistler may refer to:
* Someone who whistles.
* Whistler (electronics), a brand name of mobile electronic equipment
* Whistler (radio), a very low frequency radio phenomenon.
* Whistler (software), Microsoft's Trainable Text-to-Speech Engine.
* "The Whistler", a classic mystery drama radio show.
* "Whistler" (TV series), a TV series set in Whistler, British Columbia
* Whistler Skin also known as "Trillian Whistler", the default skin for the Trillian instant messaging client.
* a Whistler (bird), a genus of Australian passerine birds in the family "Pachycephalidae".
* The Hoary Marmot.
* the development codename for the Microsoft Windows XP computer operating system, named for the resort where it was workshopped (see below).
* Whistler (band), a UK indie band
* Whistler (surname), living and deceased members of Whistler family of England.

As a placename in Canada:
* Whistler, British Columbia, a "resort municipality" in British Columbia, Canada
* Whistler-Blackcomb, the ski resort the municipality is named after
* Whistler Mountain, the geographic entity, named for the hoary marmot, that is one of the two mountains the above ski resort is based around; also a glacier and a creek on that same mountain

As a placename in the USA:
* Whistler, Alabama

As a personal name:
* Anna McNeill Whistler (1804–1881), mother of the artist James McNeill Whistler and model for the painting Whistler's Mother. Wife of George Washington Whistler.
* Charles Whistler (1856–1913), a British writer
* George Washington Whistler (1800–1849), an American railroad engineer
* James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903), an American-born British painter
* Rex Whistler (1905–1944), a British painter
* Laurence Whistler (1912– 2000), a British glass engraver and poet

As a fictional person:
* Erwin 'Whistler' Emory, a character in the film Sneakers.
* Whistler (Buffyverse), a character in the television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
* Abraham Whistler, mentor to the Marvel Comics character Blade in film and animated continuity
* James Whistler, mysterious inmate in the television series Prison Break's third season


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  • Whistler — (engl. to whistle, „pfeifen“) ist ein Berg in Kanada, siehe Whistler Mountain der Name eines kanadischen Ortes am Fuße des gleichnamigen Berges, siehe Whistler (British Columbia) ein Ort in Alabama (USA), siehe Whistler (Alabama) ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Whistler — (spr. ŭißler), James Me Neill, amerikan. Maler, geb. 11. Juli 1834 in Lowell (Massachusetts), gest. 17. Juli 1903 in London, verlebte einen Teil seiner Jugend in Petersburg, wo sein Vater als Ingenieur tätig war, besuchte 1851–54 die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Whistler — Whis tler, n. [AS. hwistlere.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, whistles, or produces or a whistling sound. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The ring ousel. (b) The widgeon. [Prov. Eng.] (c) The golden eye. (d) The golden plover and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whistler — Whistler, James, amerik. engl. Bildnismaler und Radierer, geb. 1834 zu Lowell (Massachusetts), Schüler von Gleyre in Paris, gest. 17. Juli 1903 in London. [Tafel: Porträtmalerei II, 10]. – Vgl. Singer (1904) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Whistler — [hwis′lər, wis′lər] James Abbott McNeill [mək nēl′] 1834 1903; U.S. painter & etcher in England …   English World dictionary