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Abbado, Claudio

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Music; Architecture; Art. 155 words.

Born Milan, 26 June 1933; m 1st, 1956, Giovanna Cavazzoni (marr. diss. 1968); one s one d; 2nd, Gabriella Cantalupi; one s; died 20 Jan. 2014

Artistic Director,...

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Aggas, Robert (c. 1620–c. 1682), landscape and scene painter

W. C. Monkhouse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 493 words.

Aggas, Robert (c. 1620–c. 1682), landscape and scene painter, was the son of Samuel Agas of St Andrew's parish, Holborn. The family was originally from Stoke by Nayland in Suffolk. Samuel...

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agitprop

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Art.

Formed from the title of the Department of Agitation and Propaganda founded in 1920 in Soviet Russia, Agit-prop was intended to control the ideological thinking of the masses. Agit-prop...

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Alexander, Bill, (William Alexander Paterson)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Architecture; Art. 436 words.

Born 23 Feb. 1948; s of Bill and Rosemary Paterson; m 1977, Juliet Harmer; two d

Artistic Director, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 1993–2000; Hon. Associate...

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Alexander, John White

Martin R. Kalfatovic.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1311 words.

Alexander, John White (07 October 1856–31 May 1915), artist, was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, the son of John Alexander and Fanny Smith. Alexander’s father died soon after his...

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Alexander-Sinclair of Freswick, James Boyd

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Architecture; Art. 108 words.

Born Münster, Germany, 30 July 1959; s of Maj.-Gen. David Boyd Alexander-Sinclair of Freswick, CB; m 1987, Celestria Fenwick; two s one d

garden designer,...

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Altaras, Jonathan

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Architecture; Art. 44 words.

Born 5 Aug. 1948; s of Leonard and Joy Altaras

Chairman and Managing Director, Jonathan Altaras Associates, 1990–2006

Cheadle Hulme Sch.; Manchester Univ....

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Anthony Crickmay

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Dance.

(b Woking, 20 May 1937)

British ballet and theatre photographer. He has worked mainly with the Royal Ballet, although also with companies in Europe and N. America. Noted for the...

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Arne, Thomas (bap. 1682, d. 1736), upholsterer and theatre servant

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Theatre. 3 words.

See Arne family

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Aronson, Boris

Cary Clasz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1051 words.

Aronson, Boris ( October 1900–16 November 1980), scene and costume designer, was born in Kiev, Russia, the son of Solomon Aronson, the chief rabbi of Kiev, and Deborah Turfsky. By the age...

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