David Franklin


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The Devious Dr. Franklin, Colonial Agent: Benjamin Franklin's Years in London. By David T. Morgan. (Macon: Mercer University Press, 1996. xii, 273 pp. $34.95, ISBN0-86554-525-1.)

David T. Morgan. The Devious Dr. Franklin, Colonial Agent: Benjamin Franklin's Years in London. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press. 1996. Pp. xi, 273. $34.95

David Franklin. Rosso in Italy: The Italian Career of Rosso Fiorentino. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1994. Pp. x, 326. $55.00

London Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation. By Rhys Isaac (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. xxiv + 423 pp.) and Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution. By David Waldstreicher (New York: Hill and Wang, 2004. xv + 315 pp.)

The Pacific. Dir. by Carl Franklin, David Nutter, Jeremy Podeswa, Tony To, Timothy Van Patten, and Graham Yost. Prod. by Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, and Steven Spielberg. hbo, 2010. 9 hrs. (http://HBO.com/Pacific)

David S. Cecelski and Timothy B. Tyson, editors. Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 and Its Legacy. Foreword by John Hope Franklin. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1998. Pp. xvi, 301. Cloth $45.00, paper $18.95

Graham Russell Gao Hodges. David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City. (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture.) Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 2010. Pp. 266. $30.00


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(b London, 1908; d Evesham, 1973). Eng. bass. Discovered as amateur by John Christie 1934. Début Glyndebourne 1936. Sang Banquo in f. Brit. p. of 1865 vers. of Macbeth, Glyndebourne 1938. Leading bass CG 1947–50. Notable Ochs in Der Rosenkavalier. Also concert work (Gerontius, etc.). Throat ailment caused retirement 1951. Thereafter worked as effective broadcaster, lect., and writer. Librettist of Tate's The Lodger. Autobiography Basso Cantante (1969).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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