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Churchill, Arabella Spencer [Bella]

Michael Eavis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1359 words.

Churchill, Arabella Spencer [Bella] (1949–2007), festival and charity founder, was born on 30 October 1949 at 12 Catherine Place, Westminster, London, the only daughter of Randolph...

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Cornysh [Cornysshe], William

Roger Bowers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Composition; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 3146 words.

Cornysh [Cornysshe], William (d. 1523), composer and court impresario, is of unknown parentage. It is likely that he was close kin, perhaps even a son, of William Cornysh [Cornysshe] (d. 15...

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Flagg, Josiah

David W. Music.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Music Education and Pedagogy; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 952 words.

Flagg, Josiah (28 May 1737–30 December 1794), musician and soldier, was born in Woburn, Massachusetts, the son of Gershom Flagg, and Martha Johnson. Sometime before 1747 Josiah moved with...

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Moore, Joseph

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 741 words.

Moore, Joseph (1766–1851), benefactor and impresario, was born at Shelsley Beauchamp or Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire. Details of his parentage and exact date of birth are not known, but...

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Poekrich [Pockrich], Richard

D. J. O'Donoghue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Engineering and Technology; Instrument-building Firms; Labour and Demographic Economics; Economics. 710 words.

Poekrich [Pockrich], Richard (1696/7–1759), inventor of musical glasses and social and economic reformer, was born in Aghnamallagh, near the town of Monaghan, Ireland, and was descended...

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Rose, Billy

William Stephenson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Composition; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 2051 words.

Rose, Billy (06 September 1899–10 February 1966), songwriter, show business impresario, and philanthropist, was born on the Lower East Side of New York City, the son of David Rosenberg, a...

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