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Allan [Allen], James [Jimmy]

Keith Gregson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Property Law; Property Crime. 980 words.

Allan [Allen], James [Jimmy] (1734–1810), Northumbrian piper and rogue, was born at Hepple, Northumberland, probably in March 1734, and baptized at Rothbury, Northumberland, on 21 April...

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Blitzstein, Marc

Anne Bill Foradori.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 987 words.

Blitzstein, Marc (02 March 1905–22 January 1964), composer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel Marcus Blitzstein, a banker, and Anna Levitt. Blitzstein was afforded...

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Campbell, Archibald

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1174 words.

Campbell, Archibald (1877–1963), editor of highland bagpipe music and lawyer, was born on 18 January 1877, the youngest among the three sons of John Campbell, laird of Kilberry in Argyll....

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Cú Chuimne

Luned Mair Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Religion; Composition. 910 words.

Cú Chuimne (d. 747), canonist and hymn writer, is associated with Columba's monastery of Iona in a colophon found in the Paris manuscript Bibliothèque Nationale, MS Lat. 12021. His date of...

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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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Forrest, Theodosius

G. B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 358 words.

Forrest, Theodosius (c. 1728–1784), lawyer and songwriter, was born in London, the son of Ebenezer Forrest (bap. 1700, d. 1793), the writer of the opera Momus Turn'd Fabulist and a friend...

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Hopkinson, Francis

Harry M. Ward.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Composition. 1722 words.

Hopkinson, Francis (02 October 1737–09 May 1791), author, composer, and judge, was born in Philadelphia, the son of Thomas Hopkinson, a lawyer and Pennsylvania councillor, and Mary Johnson....

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Hopkinson, Francis

P. M. Zall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; US Politics; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1014 words.

Hopkinson, Francis (1737–1791), musician, jurist, and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 2 October 1737 in Philadelphia and baptized at Christ Church, son of Thomas Hopkinson...

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Hunnis, William

Andrew Ashbee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Applied Music; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1164 words.

Hunnis, William (d. 1597), musician and conspirator, is of unknown parentage. In his Certayne Psalmes Chosen out of the Psalter of David, published in 1550, he states he was servant to...

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Key, Francis Scott

Richard E. Mezo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1104 words.

Key, Francis Scott (01 August 1779–11 January 1843), author and lawyer, was born in Frederick (now Carroll) County, Maryland, the son of John Ross Key, an army officer in the revolutionary...

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