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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.,...

Arnell, Richard Anthony Sayer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 474 words.

Born 15 Sept. 1917; s of late Richard Sayer Arnell and Hélène Marie Scherf; m 1992, Joan Heycock; one s three d from former marriages; died 10 April 2009

composer;...

Balfour of Inchrye

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Music; Business Finance. 151 words.

Born 21 Dec. 1924; s of 1st Baron Balfour of Inchrye, PC, MC and Diana Blanche (d 1982), d of Sir Robert Grenville Harvey, 2nd Bt; ...

Brooke-Rose, Prof. Christine

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 246 words.

Born 16 Jan. 1923; m 1st, 1944, Rodney Bax (marr. diss); 2nd, 1953, Jerzy Pietrkiewicz (marr. diss. 1975; he d 2007); 3rd, 1981, Claude Brooke (marr. diss. 1982); ...

Brown, James Duff (1862–1914), librarian and compiler of music reference books

K. A. Manley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Music Education and Pedagogy; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1031 words.

Brown, James Duff (1862–1914), librarian and compiler of music reference books, was born on 6 November 1862 at 3 Reid Terrace, Stockbridge, Edinburgh, the second of seven children of James...

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 ...

Buchan, Peter (1790–1854), folk-song collector, historian, and publisher

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Education; History; Publishing. 996 words.

Buchan, Peter (1790–1854), folk-song collector, historian, and publisher, was born on 4 August 1790 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, the only son of Peter Buchan, a ships' pilot from Peterhead,...

Coates, Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Music; Business Finance. 174 words.

PhD (Lond.)

Born London, 1880; s of late Henry Coates of 8 Salisbury Court, EC; m 1921, Kathleen Josephine Brophy (d 1959); died...

Ebers, John (bap. 1778, d. 1858), bookseller and opera manager

John Rosselli.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Publishing. 948 words.

Ebers, John (bap. 1778, d. 1858), bookseller and opera manager, was born in Hertford, where he was baptized at St Andrew's Church on 24 July 1778, the son of John Henry Ebers and his wife,...

Flackton, William (bap. 1709, d. 1798), bookseller and musician

Sarah Gray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Composition; Publishing; Keyboard. 970 words.

Flackton, William (bap. 1709, d. 1798), bookseller and musician, was born in Canterbury and baptized on 27 March 1709 in the parish of St Alphege there, the eldest surviving son of John...

Forster, William (1764–1824)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Instrument-building Firms; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 3 words.

See Forster, William

Gill, Adrian Anthony

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Music; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Architecture; Art. 157 words.

Born 28 June 1954; s of George Michael Gill and Yvonne Gilan Gill; m 1st, 1983, Cressida Connoly; 2nd, 1991, Amber Rudd (marr. diss.); one ...

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 ...

Gow, Niel (1794–1823), music-seller and composer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Composition; Publishing. 3 words.

See Gow, Nathaniel

Heaney, Seamus Justin

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 323 words.

FBA; MRIA

Born 13 April 1939; s of Patrick and Margaret Heaney; m 1965, Marie Devlin; two s one d; died 30 Aug. 2013

Professor of Poetry, Oxford University,...

Heron-Maxwell, Mrs Beatrice Maude Emilia

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Music; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 189 words.

Born d of late E. B. Eastwick, CB, MP, FRS; m 1st, Lane Huddart of Brynkir, Carnarvonshire; two d; 2nd, Spencer Horatio Walpole Heron-Maxwell, s...

Hopkins, Antony

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 276 words.

CBE 1976

Born 21 March 1921; s of late Hugh and of Marjorie Reynolds; adopted c of Major and Mrs T. H. C. Hopkins since ...

Jacobson, Prof. Dan

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 308 words.

Born 7 March 1929; s of Michael Hyman Jacobson and Liebe Jacobson (née Melamed); m 1954, Margaret Dunipace Pye; two s one d; died 12 June 2014

novelist, critic;...

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...

Landon, Howard Chandler Robbins

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 355 words.

Born 6 March 1926; s of late William Grinnell Landon and Dorothea LeBaron Robbins; m 1949, Christa Fuhrmann (marr. diss.; she d 1977); m 1977, Else Radant; died 20 Nov. 2009...

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