Ritz


Ritz

Ritz or The Ritz can refer to:

Hotels
* Ritz Hotel, a hotel overlooking Green Park in London
* Hotel Ritz Madrid, a hotel in Madrid, Spain
* Hôtel Ritz Paris, a hotel in Paris, France
* The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC, parent company to the Ritz-Carlton hotel brand
* Ritz-Carlton a chain of hotels

People
* César Ritz (1850–1915), hotelier
* Walter Ritz (1878–1909), theoretical physicist
* Rosalie Ritz (1923–), pioneering courtroom artist
* Gerry Ritz (1951–), Canadian federal politician
* David Ritz, author
* The Ritz Brothers, comedy team from the 1920s through the 1960s
* Ritz Malheur, a fictational character in "Final Fantasy Tactics Advance"

Music
* "Puttin' on the Ritz", a popular song by Irving Berlin
* "Ritz" (Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel song), a rock song by Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel
* The Ritz (quartet), a barbershop quartet that won the International Championship in 1991
* From The Ritz To The Rubble, song by Arctic Monkeys

Television, theatre, and films:
* "The Ritz" (TV series), a BBC television series in 1987
* "The Ritz" (play), a Broadway play by Terrence McNally
* "The Ritz" (film), the film version of the play

Rock clubs
* Ritz (rock club), a rock club in New York City in the 1980s
* Ritz (Austin, Texas), a 1970s Austin, Texas rock club, in which Roky Erickson recorded a live album
* The Ritz (Manchester), a Manchester, England rock club, in which Ian Gillan and The Charlatans have both recorded

Other uses
* Ritz Camera Centers, in the United States
* Ritz Video, a chain of video rental stores in the United Kingdom that was bought out by Blockbuster Inc.
* Ritz Crackers, a brand of snack crackers
* Ritz (crater), a lunar impact crater located on the far side of the moon
* Ritz Malheur, a major character in the Final Fantasy Tactics Advance game
* Ritz Metro, a Mexican snack
* Ritz Newspaper, sometimes "Ritz Magazine", the defunct monthly UK fashion and gossip periodical published by David Bailey and David Litchfield


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