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Barnes, Sir George Reginald

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Television; Radio. 1305 words.

Barnes, Sir George Reginald (1904–1960), radio and television director and college head, was born in Byfleet, Surrey, on 13 September 1904, the son of Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes...

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Crampsey, Robert Anthony [Bob]

Wray Vamplew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Education. 1018 words.

Crampsey, Robert Anthony [Bob] (1930–2008), head teacher, writer, and broadcaster, was born on 8 July 1930 at 75 Clincart Road, Mount Florida, Glasgow (appropriately in the shadow of...

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Hilton, John

Matthew Hilton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Radio; Sociology; Education; Economics. 1390 words.

Hilton, John (1880–1943), social scientist and broadcaster, was born at 14 Rumworth Street, Bolton, Lancashire, on 28 December 1880, the first son and the last of seven children of John...

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Levenson, Sam

Lillian S. Robinson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Literature; Humour; Education. 823 words.

Levenson, Sam (28 December 1911–27 August 1980), comedian, author, and educator, was born Samuel Levenson in New York City, the son of Hyman Levenson, a tailor, and Rebecca Fishelman....

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Lloyd, Albert Lancaster

Vic Gammon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Music Education and Pedagogy; Education. 1256 words.

Lloyd, Albert Lancaster (1908–1982), ethnomusicologist and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 29 February 1908 at 136A Trevelyan Road, off Tooting High Street, London, the son of...

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Magnusson, Magnus

Roger Crofts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Education. 2331 words.

Magnusson, Magnus (1929–2007), Icelandic scholar, broadcaster, and environmentalist, was born on 12 October 1929 in Reykjavik, Iceland, the son of Sigursteinn Magnússon (1899–1982),...

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Scupham, John

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Education. 798 words.

Scupham, John (1904–1990), educationist and broadcaster, was born on 7 September 1904 in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, the younger son and third of five children of Roger Scupham, master...

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Seldes, Gilbert Vivian

Michael Kammen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Radio; Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theatre. 1569 words.

Seldes, Gilbert Vivian (03 January 1893–29 September 1970), critic and writer, was born in Alliance, New Jersey, the son of George Sergei Seldes, a pharmacist, and Anna Saphro, who died...

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Silvey, Robert John Everett

B. P. Emmett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Television; Sociology; Education; Radio. 948 words.

Silvey, Robert John Everett (1905–1981), developer of broadcasting audience research, was born on 19 June 1905 at 38 Hammelton Road, Bromley, Kent, the son of Robert Silvey (1865–1915),...

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Somerville, Mary

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Education. 1276 words.

Somerville, Mary (1897–1963), educationist and broadcasting executive, was born in New Zealand on 1 November 1897, the eldest daughter of the Revd James Alexander Somerville, of Gullane,...

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