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Baker, Josephine

Patrick O’Connor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 1685 words.

Baker, Josephine (03 June 1906–12 April 1975), dancer, singer, and civil rights activist, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Eddie Carson, a musician, and Carrie Macdonald....

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Campion, Mary Anne

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Social and Cultural History; Dance. 611 words.

Campion, Mary Anne (c. 1687–1706), singer and dancer, was born of lowly parents, her father having possibly been a servant of William Cavendish, first duke of Devonshire. She displayed a...

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Denver, John

Stacey Hamilton.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Voice. 1344 words.

Denver, John (31 December 1943–12 October 1997), singer, songwriter, and environmental activist, was born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., in Roswell, New Mexico, the son of Henry John...

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García, Manuel Patricio Rodriguez

Frederick Corder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Voice; Social and Cultural History. 1029 words.

García, Manuel Patricio Rodriguez (1805–1906), singer and singing teacher, was born in Zafra, Spain, on 17 March 1805 into a prominent family of Spanish musicians. His father, Manuel del...

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Heather, William

David Mateer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Voice; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1257 words.

Heather, William (c. 1563–1627), musician and benefactor, was apparently born at Harmondsworth, Middlesex. Nothing is known of his parentage, though he may have been related to the William...

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Henderson, Roy Galbraith

J. B. Steane.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Voice; Social and Cultural History. 1045 words.

Henderson, Roy Galbraith (1899–2000), singer and singing teacher, was born on 4 July 1899 at 12 Mansions House, Edinburgh, the son of Alexander Roy Henderson, Congregational minister, and...

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Hutchinson, Abigail Jemima

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 36 words.

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Hutchinson, Adoniram Judson Joseph

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 36 words.

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Hutchinson, Asa Burnham

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 36 words.

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Hutchinson Family Singers

Scott E. Gac.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Voice. 1245 words.

Hutchinson Family Singers, musicians and reformers, comprised Adoniram Judson Joseph (14 Mar. 1817–11 Jan. 1859), John Wallace (4 Jan. 1821–29 Oct. 1908), Asa Burnham (14 Mar. 1823–25 Nov....

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