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“… a door left open, a woman walking by …”

Jon Burlingame.

in The Music of James Bond

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music; American Music. 3526 words.

Craig again played 007 in this sequel to Casino Royale as Bond travels the world searching for those responsible for his lover's murder. British soul singer Amy Winehouse was initially...

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Aaron

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 640 words.

(Moses und Aron—Schoenberg) by Philip Langridge

I have to confess that the first time I looked

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Aaron

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 210 words.

1 (Aron) (Schoenberg: Moses und Aron). Ten. Brother of Moses, who asks him to use

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Abaris

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 47 words.

(Rameau: Les Boréades). Ten. Son of Apollo. Brought up by the High Priest Adamas, his identity has

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Abbadia, Luigia (1821)

Elizabeth Forbes.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 110 words.

(b Genoa, 1821; d Milan, 1896).

Italian mezzo-soprano. She studied with her father, the

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Abigaille

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 71 words.

(Verdi: Nabucco). Sop. Elder but illegitimate daughter of Nabucco. She is in love with the Hebrew Ismaele

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Abimélech

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 37 words.

(Saint‐Saëns: Samson et Dalila). Bass. Satrap of Gaza. He taunts the subjugated Hebrews for praying to their

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Abshire, Nathan

Mark F. DeWitt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Country and Western Music; Keyboard. 1205 words.

Abshire, Nathan (27 June 1913–13 May 1981), Cajun musician, was born near Gueydan, Louisiana, the son of Lennis Abshire. His mother’s name is unknown. From a family of accordion players,...

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Ace, Johnny

James M. Salem.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Blues; Jazz. 1266 words.

Ace, Johnny (09 June 1929–25 December 1954), musician, songwriter, and rhythm and blues star, was born John Marshall Alexander, Jr., in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of John Marshall...

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Achenbach, Max

Edited by Laura Macy.

in The Grove Book of Opera Singers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 5 words.

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