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Armstrong, Harry

Barbara Tischler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Composition; Keyboard. 631 words.

Armstrong, Harry (22 July 1879–28 February 1951), vaudeville performer, pianist, and popular composer, was born Henry Worthington Armstrong in Somerville, Massachusetts, the son of Henry...

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Atwell, (Una) Winifred (c. 1913–1983), pianist and entertainer

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Keyboard. 955 words.

Atwell, (Una) Winifred (c. 1913–1983), pianist and entertainer, was born on 27 April c.1913 in Jubilee Street, Tunapuna, near Port of Spain, Trinidad, the only child of a chemist, Frederick...

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Borge, Victor

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Keyboard. 1341 words.

Borge, Victor (03 January 1909–23 December 2000), entertainer, was born Borge (pronounced BOR-guh) Rosenbaum in Copenhagen, Denmark, to Bernhard Rosenbaum, a Jewish immigrant from Russia,...

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Farrant, Richard (c. 1528–1580), musician and theatrical producer

Roger Bowers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Keyboard; Theatre. 1405 words.

Farrant, Richard (c. 1528–1580), musician and theatrical producer, is of unknown parentage. An upbringing in the music of the church may be presumed, since he occurs as a lay gentleman of...

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Mills [née Jordan], Gladys [performing name Mrs Mills] (1918–1978), pianist and popular entertainer

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Keyboard. 887 words.

Mills [née Jordan], Gladys [performing name Mrs Mills] (1918–1978), pianist and popular entertainer, was born on 29 August 1918 at 154 Beckton Road, Silvertown, Newham, Essex. She was the...

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Moore, Dudley Stuart John (1935–2002), actor, musician, and composer

David Parkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Film; Composition; Keyboard; Television. 2511 words.

Moore, Dudley Stuart John (1935–2002), actor, musician, and composer, was born on 19 April 1935 at Charing Cross Hospital, London, the son of John (Jock) Moore (born John Havlin; d. 1971),...

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Reed, (Thomas) German (1817–1888), musician and actor

Jane W. Stedman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Keyboard. 1958 words.

Reed, (Thomas) German (1817–1888), musician and actor, the son of Thomas Reed, a musician, and his wife, Frances German, was born in Bristol on 27 June 1817. At the age of ten he began a...

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Reinagle, Alexander

Mary Jane Corry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Composition; Keyboard. 1239 words.

Reinagle, Alexander (1756?–21 September 1809), composer, theater manager, and pianist, was born in Portsmouth, England, the son of Joseph Reinagle, an Austrian trumpeter listed as a...

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Scott, Harry Clifford (1879–1947)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Keyboard. 5 words.

See Whaley, Edward Peter [Eddie]

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