in American National Biography Online
P ublished online June 2018 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Theatre; Psychotherapy. 1296 words.
Gilbert, Ruth Alice “Ronnie” (7 Sept. 1926–6 June 2015), folksinger, actor, and therapist, was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Sarah and Charles Gibson. Her mother was a dressmaker and...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Television. 809 words.
Heath, (Seifield) Gordon (1918–1991), actor and folk-singer, was born on 20 September 1918 in New York city, the son of Cyril Gordon Heath, originally from Barbados, and his wife, Hattie, n...