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Pallis, Marco Alexander (1895–1989), musician, mountaineer, and metaphysician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 3 words.

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Seeger, Pete

Allan M. Winkler.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 2157 words.

Seeger, Pete (03 May 1919–27 January 2014), folk singer and activist, was born Peter Seeger in New York City, the son of Charles Seeger, a musicologist and composer born in Mexico and...

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Simone, Nina

Heather Buffington Anderson.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Keyboard. 1585 words.

Simone, Nina (21 February 1933–21 April 2003), African American jazz singer, pianist, songwriter, and civil rights activist, was born Eunice Kathleen Waymon in Tryon, North Carolina, the...

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