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Adorno, Theodor

Alan Sica.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Education; Philosophy; Composition. 1174 words.

Adorno, Theodor (11 September 1903–06 August 1969), social and political theorist, aesthetician, and atonalist musical composer, was born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund in Frankfurt, Germany,...

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Albani, Dame Emma

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 118 words.

DBE 1925

Born Chambly, near Montreal, 1 Nov. 1852; née Marie Louise Emma Cecile; e d of late Joseph Lajeunesse, musician, organist, and harpist; m...null...

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Allison, Air Chief Marshal Sir John (Shakespeare)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 198 words.

KCB 1995; CBE 1986 (MBE 1971)

Born 24 March 1943; o s of Walter Allison and Mollie Emmie Allison (née Poole); m 1966, Gillian Patricia Middleton; two s...

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Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 294 words.

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch.,...

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Arkwright, Sir John Stanhope (1872–1954), politician and hymn writer

Ian Bradley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Religion; Composition. 1535 words.

Arkwright, Sir John Stanhope (1872–1954), politician and hymn writer, was born at 11 Lowndes Street, London, on 10 July 1872, the only son (there were three daughters) of John Hungerford...

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Bass, Hamar Alfred

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Music. 78 words.

Born 30 July 1842; 2nd s of late Michael T. Bass, MP; heir to brother’s (Lord Burton’s) baronetcy; m 1879, Hon. Louisa, d of 3rd Baron Bagot; one ...

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Bath

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Architecture; Art. 203 words.

Born 6 May 1932; s of 6th Marquess of Bath and his 1st wife, Hon. Daphne Winifred Louise (d 1997), d of 4th Baron Vivian; ...

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Becher, Sir John (William Michael) Wrixon-

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Music; Business Finance. 134 words.

6th Bt cr 1831, of Ballygiblin, co. Cork

Born 29 Sept. 1950; s of Sir William Fane Wrixon-Becher, 5th Bt, MC and Hon. Vanda Wrixon-Becher (who later m 9th Earl of...

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Bono, Sonny

Stacey Hamilton.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Radio; Voice. 1374 words.

Bono, Sonny (16 February 1935–05 January 1998), entertainer, songwriter, and politician, was born Salvatore Phillip Bono in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Santo Bono, a truck driver, and...

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Bragg, Stephen William, (Billy)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Music. 155 words.

Born Barking, Essex, 20 Dec. 1957; partner, Juliet de Valero Wills; one s

singer and songwriter

Barking Abbey Comprehensive Sch.

Singer...

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