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Armitage, Merle

Richard Hendel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1168 words.

Armitage, Merle (13 February 1893–15 March 1975), book designer, author, and impresario, was born near Mason City, Iowa, the son of Elmer Ellsworth Armitage and Lulu Jacobs. He claimed 12...

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Barrymore, Lionel

William Stephenson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Film; Composition. 1906 words.

Barrymore, Lionel (28 April 1878–15 November 1954), actor, composer, and artist, was born Lionel Blythe in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Herbert Blythe, an actor who adopted the...

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Batchelder, Alice Coleman

Karen J. Blair.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Keyboard. 765 words.

Batchelder, Alice Coleman (1874–17 June 1948), arts administrator and pianist, was born in Beatrice, Nebraska, the daughter of Theodore Coleman, a newspaperman, and Jennie (maiden name...

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Brown, Georgia (1933–1992), singer and actress

Roger Philip Mellor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Film; Voice. 2004 words.

Brown, Georgia (1933–1992), singer and actress, was born Lilian Claire Klot on 21 October 1933 at 24 Underwood Street, Whitechapel, London, the daughter of Mark Klot, formerly Kleotz...

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Chávez, Carlos

Robert Rollin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Music Criticism and Journalism; Conducting; Composition; Education. 1505 words.

Chávez, Carlos (13 June 1899–02 August 1978), influential Mexican composer/conductor, author, and educator, of Spanish and some Indian descent, was born Carlos Antonio de Padua Chávez y...

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Cornish, Nellie Centennial

Doris Hering.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Education; Keyboard. 616 words.

Cornish, Nellie Centennial (09 July 1876–07 April 1956), pianist and arts educator, was born in Greenwood, Nebraska, the daughter of Nathan Cornish, a businessman, and Jeannette Simpson....

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Europe, James Reese

Reid Badger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Conducting; Composition; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1460 words.

Europe, James Reese (22 February 1880–09 May 1919), music administrator, conductor, and composer, was born in Mobile, Alabama, the son of Henry J. Europe, an Internal Revenue Service...

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Hoffnung, Gerard [formerly Gerhardt] (1925–1959), cartoonist and musical humorist

Richard Ingrams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Performing Arts; Literature; Humour; Applied Music. 831 words.

Hoffnung, Gerard [formerly Gerhardt] (1925–1959), cartoonist and musical humorist, was born in Grünewald, Berlin, on 22 March 1925, the only child of German-Jewish parents, Ludwig Hoffnung,...

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Horniman, Frederick John (1835–1906), tea merchant and founder of the Horniman Museum, London

Michael Horniman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1226 words.

Horniman, Frederick John (1835–1906), tea merchant and founder of the Horniman Museum, London, was born on 8 October 1835 at Bridgwater, Somerset, the fourth of six children of John...

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Jackson, William (1730–1803), musician, painter, and author

Paul Williamson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1528 words.

Jackson, William (1730–1803), musician, painter, and author, was born in Exeter, Devon, on 28 May 1730, the son of an Exeter grocer, also named William Jackson, who squandered his 'little...

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