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David Adams

(1928—2007)


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Adams, David (16 Nov. 1928)

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ADAMS, David Morgan (1875 - 1942), MP (Lab) South Poplar since 1931

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ADAMS, David Robert Hutchinson (born 1951), Librarian and College Archivist, Trinity College Dublin, 2002–12

ADAMS, Terence David (born 1938), Managing Director, Monument Oil and Gas, 1998–2000

BUTLER-ADAMS, William David (born 1974), Managing Director, Brompton Bicycle Ltd, since 2008

ADAMS, (John) David (Andrew) (born 1937), Headmaster, Weydon School, 1982–98; Chaplain to the Queen, 1994–2007; Secondary School consultant, 1998–2010

HAIRE, William David Adams (born 1956), Permanent Secretary, Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland, 2010–15

ADAMS, David (born 1954), Ian Mactaggart Professor of Property and Urban Studies, University of Glasgow, since 2004

David Wallace Adams and Crista DeLuzio, editors. On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the Intercultural American Southwest

Ten Eyck, David. Ezra Pound's ‘Adams Cantos’. New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2012. 236 pp. $110.00. ISBN 978–1–44110–049–8

ADAMS, David (1871 - 1943), JP; MP (Lab) Consett division of Durham since 1935; member of D. Adams & Co., Ltd, shipowners, Newcastle, and Anglo-Scottish Trading Co., Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

John Adams. Dir. by Tom Hooper. Prod. by David Coatsworth and Steve Shareshian. Playtone and hbo Films, 2008. 501 mins. (hbo, http://www.hbo.com/films/johnadams/)

Print and Power in France and England, 1500–1800. Ed. David Adams & Adrian Armstrong. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006. 157 pp. £45.00/$89.95. ISBN 0–7546–5591–1

 

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(b Winnipeg, 16 Nov. 1928; d Stony Plain, Alberta, 24 Oct, 2007)

Canadian dancer. He studied at the Winnipeg Ballet School, Sadler's Wells School, and with Volkova and Gontcharov, making his adult debut with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in 1946. In the same year he joined Sadler's Wells Ballet then danced with various companies before becoming first soloist with National Ballet of Canada in 1951. An exceptionally athletic dancer he became Canada's first male ballet star. In 1961 he joined London Festival Ballet and in 1970 the Royal Ballet where he danced until 1976. He created roles in several works, including Taras's Designs with Strings (1948) and MacMillan's Anastasia (1971 version). He was director of Ballet for All from 1976 to 1977 and in 1978 returned to Canada to teach. With the Toronto-based Encore! Encore! dance reconstruction project he and his brother Lawrence Adams and sister-in-law Miriam Adams began reviving the heritage of Canadian ballet, including the reconstruction of Boris Volkoff's The Red Ear of Corn (1949, rev 1999).

Subjects: Dance.


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