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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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Friganza, Trixie

Patty S. Derrick.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Voice; Politics; Gender and Politics. 855 words.

Friganza, Trixie (29 November 1870–27 February 1955), actress and singer, was born Brigid O’Callaghan (sometimes listed as Delia O’Callahan) in Grenola, Kansas, the daughter of Cornelius...

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Lennon, John Ono

Richard Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Composition; Applied Music; Voice. 6590 words.

Lennon, John Ono (1940–1980), musician, composer, and political activist, was born John Winston Lennon at Oxford Street Maternity Hospital, Liverpool, on 9 October 1940, the only child of...

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Robeson, Paul Leroy

Hakim Adi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Voice; Politics. 1776 words.

Robeson, Paul Leroy (1898–1976), actor, singer, and political activist, was born on 9 April 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He was the youngest of five children and fourth son of...

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Sutch, David Edward [known as Screaming Lord Sutch]

Peter Chippindale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Voice. 901 words.

Sutch, David Edward [known as Screaming Lord Sutch] (1940–1999), rock singer and politician, was born on 10 November 1940 at New End Hospital, Hampstead, London, the son of William Joseph...

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