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Ghazal

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies — Islam — Society and Culture — Indian Music.

A variety of poetry written in Arabic and Persian. As a musical form, the ghazal has been in vogue in

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Grey, Clifford [real name Percival Davis]

James Ross Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Composition. 1089 words.

Grey, Clifford [real name Percival Davis] (1887–1941), lyricist, was born on 5 January 1887 at 106 St Luke's Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, the only child of George Davis, a whip...

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Hoffnung, Gerard [formerly Gerhardt]

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. 829 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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Rice, Sir Timothy (Miles Bindon)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Music; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 496 words.

Kt 1994

Born 10 Nov. 1944; s of late Hugh Gordon Rice and Joan Odette Rice; m 1974, Jane Artereta McIntosh; one s one d; partner, Nell Sully; one d...

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Watts, Graham Clive

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Publishing; Music; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 509 words.

OBE 2008

Born 5 Aug. 1956; s of Clifford Bertie Watts and late Monica Kathleen Watts; m 1981, Tamara Jemima Ingrid Esposito; two d

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