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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.,...

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...

Bruce, George Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 276 words.

OBE 1984

Born 10 March 1909; s of Henry George Bruce and Jeannie Roberta (née Gray); m 1935, Elizabeth Duncan (d 1994); one ...

Clark, Alfred Corning (1873–1950), record and electrical goods manufacturer

Peter Martland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 2372 words.

Clark, Alfred Corning (1873–1950), record and electrical goods manufacturer, was born in New York, USA, on 19 December 1873, the elder son of Walter Lowry Clark, a chocolate manufacturer,...

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...

Gellhorn, Peter

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Music. 251 words.

FGSM

Born 24 Oct. 1912; s of late Dr Alfred Gellhorn, and Mrs Else Gellhorn; m 1943, Olive Shirley (née Layton), 3rd d of 1st Baron Layton, CH, CBE; two ...

Gordon, Giles Alexander Esmé

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 378 words.

Born 23 May 1940; s of late Alexander Esmé Gordon, RSA, FRIBA, FRIAS and Betsy Gordon (née McCurry); m 1st, 1964, Margaret Anna Eastoe (d 1989); one ...

Guest, George Howell

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Music. 291 words.

CBE 1987; FRCO; FRSCM

Born 9 Feb. 1924; s of late Ernest Joseph Guest and late Gwendolen (née Brown); m 1959, Nancy Mary, o d...

Hays, Lee Elhardt

Anthony Seeger and Lori Elaine Taylor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Composition; Film. 1078 words.

Hays, Lee Elhardt (14 March 1914–26 August 1981), songwriter, singer, and political activist, was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, the son of the Reverend William Benjamin Hays, a Methodist...

Kirkup, James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 1300 words.

Born 23 April 1918; o s of James Harold Kirkup and Mary Johnson; died 10 May 2009

travel writer, poet, novelist, playwright, translator, broadcaster

South...

Klein, Prof. Dan Victor

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Music. 245 words.

Born 4 Nov. 1938; s of Frederick Klein and Bianka Breitmann; died 28 June 2009

Director, Dan Klein Associates, consultants in contemporary glass, since 1994; Research...

Lewis, Sir Edward Roberts (1900–1980), record and gramophone company executive

Peter Martland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1760 words.

Lewis, Sir Edward Roberts (1900–1980), record and gramophone company executive, was born at Allerton Mount, Duffield Road, Derby on 19 April 1900, the only son in the family of four...

Lindsay, (John) Maurice

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; Music. 774 words.

CBE 1979; TD 1946

Born 21 July 1918; s of Matthew Lindsay and Eileen Frances Brock; m 1946, Aileen Joyce Gordon; one s two d (and one d decd); died...

Lloyd, Albert Lancaster (1908–1982), ethnomusicologist and radio and television broadcaster

Vic Gammon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Music Education and Pedagogy; Education. 1256 words.

Lloyd, Albert Lancaster (1908–1982), ethnomusicologist and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 29 February 1908 at 136A Trevelyan Road, off Tooting High Street, London, the son of...

Maitland, Col Eardley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 103 words.

CB 1887

Born 10 Nov. 1833; m 1st, 1855, Elizabeth Odell (d 1877), d of Thomas Baillie; 2nd, 1883, Caroline Helen, d of Thomas Metcalfe; one ...

Platt, Norman

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 167 words.

OBE 1985

Born 29 Aug. 1920; s of Edward Turner Platt and Emily Jane Platt; m 1st, 1942, Diana Franklin Clay; one s one d...