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Allan [Allen], James [Jimmy] (1734–1810), Northumbrian piper and rogue

Keith Gregson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Property Law; Property Crime. 980 words.

Allan [Allen], James [Jimmy] (1734–1810), Northumbrian piper and rogue, was born at Hepple, Northumberland, probably in March 1734, and baptized at Rothbury, Northumberland, on 21 April...

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Findlater, George Frederick (1872–1942), soldier and piper

Edward M. Spiers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1296 words.

Findlater, George Frederick (1872–1942), soldier and piper, was born in Turriff, Aberdeenshire, on 15 February 1872, one of six sons and five daughters of Alexander Findlater (d. 1895),...

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Graupner, Gottlieb

J. Terry Gates.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Music Education and Pedagogy; Business and Management. 953 words.

Graupner, Gottlieb (06 October 1767–16 April 1836), musician and music publisher, was born Johann Christian Gottlieb Graupner in Verden, Germany, the son of Johann Georg Graupner, an...

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Hamilton, Raphael Thomas [Andy] (1918–2012), saxophonist, bandleader, and community leader

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Conducting. 1192 words.

Hamilton, Raphael Thomas [Andy] (1918–2012), saxophonist, bandleader, and community leader, was born on 26 March 1918 at Port Maria, Jamaica, the only child of Michael Hamilton, a farmer...

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Laidlaw, Daniel Logan (1875–1950), soldier and piper

Edward M. Spiers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1346 words.

Laidlaw, Daniel Logan (1875–1950), soldier and piper, was born in Little Swinton, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Berwickshire, on 26 July 1875, one of the three sons of Robert Laidlaw, a...

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Lewis, Ted

James Fisher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Performing Arts; Blues; Jazz; Dance; Conducting; Voice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1095 words.

Lewis, Ted (06 June 1890–25 August 1971), entertainer, musician, and bandleader, was born Theodore Leopold Friedman in rural Circleville, Ohio, the son of an owner of a dry goods store...

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MacDonald, Joseph (1739–1763)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Music Criticism and Journalism. 3 words.

See MacDonald, Patrick

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Scott, Ronald [Ronnie] (1927–1996), jazz saxophonist and nightclub owner

Alun Morgan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1268 words.

Scott, Ronald [Ronnie] (1927–1996), jazz saxophonist and nightclub owner, was born at the Mothers' Home, 396 Commercial Road, Stepney, London, on 28 January 1927, the son of Joseph Schatt...

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Thomason, Charles Simeon (1833–1911), army officer and bagpiper

B. D. Mackenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1376 words.

Thomason, Charles Simeon (1833–1911), army officer and bagpiper, was born on 25 May 1833 in Azamgarh, Bengal, the third of the seven children of James Thomason (1804–1853), Bengal civil...

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Ventura, Charlie

Barry Kernfeld.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Blues; Jazz; Conducting; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1373 words.

Ventura, Charlie (02 December 1916–17 January 1992), jazz tenor saxophonist and bandleader, was born Charles Venturo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of a hat factory owner. His...

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